Share this entry
Pronunciation: /sutniʀ/

Translation of soutenir in English:

verbe transitif

also: se soutenir verbe pronominal

  • 1 (s'entraider)
    to support each other
    se soutenir entre collègues
    to support each other as colleagues
  • 2 (être défendable)
    (argument, hypothèse)
    to be tenable
  • 3 (se tenir debout)
    to hold oneself up
    elle a de la peine à se soutenir
    she can hardly hold herself up
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources