\səpˈɔːtə], \səpˈɔːtə], \s_ə_p_ˈɔː_t_ə]\
Definitions of SUPPORTER
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
One who supports or maintains; as, one who gives aid or helps to carry on; a defender; an advocate; a vindicator; as, the supporters of the war, the supporters of religion, morality, justice, etc.: "Worthy supporters of such a reigning impiety."-South: an adherent; one who takes part: as, the supporter of a party or faction: one who accompanies another on some public occasion as an aid or attendant; one who seconds or strengthens by aid or countenance: a sustainer; a comforter; "The saints have a companion and supporter in all their miseries."-South: that which supports or upholds; that upon which anything is placed; a support, a prop, a pillar, etc.; "A building set upon supporters."-Mortimer: in shipbuilding, a knee placed under the cathead: in surg. a broad, elastic, or cushioned band or truss for the support of any part or organ, as the abdomen.
By Daniel Lyons
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. One who or that which supports or upholds; a prop; a pillar, &c. ;-a sustainer; a comforter ;-a defender ;- an advocate;- an adherent of a party ; one who walks or sits by another, as an attendant or assistant;-one who speaks in favour of a motion; a seconder ;-pl. In architecture, images which serve to bear up any part of a building in the place of columns ;-in heraldry, figures of birds, beasts, fishes, and sometimes of human beings, placed on each side of the escutcheon, and appearing to support it.