Usage examples for supported

  1. If I cannot support my wife as she should be supported, then I do not wish to marry. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  2. Yes, I like him, I have always supported him- but somehow I feel that he is not good enough. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  3. She became his housekeeper, for, like Mary, she was too independent to allow herself to be supported by the charity of others. – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  4. He tried to spring to his feet, but dropped, supported himself on one of his hands, and cried: 'All right; no harm done; how do you do, Mr. Boddy? – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  5. The vision of hope which had supported her is at an end, not by reason of her mere mortal illness, but because of some other blow which has fallen. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock