Support in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Support

(transitive) To keep from falling. | (transitive) To answer questions and resolve problems regarding something sold. | (transitive) To back a cause, party, etc., mentally or with concrete aid.

Short Example Sentence for Support

  • 1. How well they each support their characters! 🔊
  • 2. The country also provided for the support of his family. 🔊
  • 3. The work met with unusual support and sympathy. 🔊
  • 4. Our very life, our sole support and hope! 🔊
  • 5. There was no support that night in the things that had been. 🔊
  • 6. Neither offer any thing like evidence in support of their assumption. 🔊
  • 7. The housekeepers in the street with families to support must have envied her. 🔊
  • 8. Often incorrectly used in support of exaggeration or violent metaphor. 🔊
  • 9. A man who consistently made his bid for the support of the radical element! 🔊
  • 10. I leaned for support against the door-post, feeling a little faint. 🔊
  • 11. Brant saw that the tribe most wavering in its support was the Oneidas. 🔊
  • 12. My sister Pamela helped in this support by taking piano pupils. 🔊
  • 13. In vain the French attempted to support them by taking the Guards in flank. 🔊
  • 14. The people is venal; corrupt The Senate; support has its price! 🔊

How to use Support in a Sentence?

  • 1. But we cannot see any sufficient ground to support this oft-repeated assertion. 🔊
  • 2. The soldiers only desired to be told what she counselled, and to a man they would support her. 🔊
  • 3. For this and the development of the industrial program necessary for military efficiency the support of labor was essential. 🔊
  • 4. She had no false support now from the drink, and so her physical state added to her utter depression. 🔊
  • 5. The lever of the hook projects through the side of the box so as to make the hook available as a support for the receiver. 🔊
  • 6. She was overcome by affright, and her steps were so feeble and faltering, and it was necessary to support her. 🔊
  • 7. Obviously, the diversity of ecological niches in the rainforest is sufficient to support a variety of related species. 🔊
  • 8. He sat down again because his shaking legs refused to support him, and leaned his head against the side for the same reason. 🔊
  • 9. From the people comes political support or opposition; from the public comes artistic appreciation or commercial patronage. 🔊
  • 10. His word was decisive with his subjects; for he was so rich a man, that he was never expected to support any opinion by argument. 🔊
  • 11. The children of men were believed to populate the burrows, and authorities of the highest reputation lent an unhesitating support to the delusion. 🔊
  • 12. The men in the rear pressed forward to support their comrades, when the enemy in the bushes on the right flank also opened fire. 🔊
  • 13. Orion's salary was eighteen hundred dollars a year, and he wouldn't even support his dictionary on it. 🔊
  • 14. Heaven and earth shall sooner pass away, than his mercy shall withdraw from the support of one jot or one tittle of it. 🔊
  • 15. I went to live with my sister, and she was so poor that I had to support myself by giving music-lessons. 🔊
  • 16. Mr. Brunel then wished to extend the line to this city, but the shareholders would not support him to that extent. 🔊
  • 17. The end plates which support the bearings for the armature are usually extended upwardly, as shown in Fig. 🔊
  • 18. But, to any impartial mind, we believe, this chapter will not be found to lend the least shadow of support to any such scheme of doctrine. 🔊
  • 19. The detestable pair moved away from me, and I reentered the palace, scarcely able to support myself. 🔊
  • 20. The fancy they have for wandering about between sea and sky, when Nature has not enabled them to support themselves in either, is truly wonderful. 🔊
  • 21. For the first time in German history their cheers are mingling with those of other parties in support of a Government policy. 🔊
  • 22. When Joan reached her father he was seated on the ground, leaning for support against the bridge railing, alone except for the shackled negro. 🔊
  • 23. A small forked stick is made to support the head and neck of the decoy "dummy," which, if there are birds in the vicinity, soon attracts them. 🔊
  • 24. In what his opponents called his "policy of adventure," Lord Beaconsfield had the support of the lower populace. 🔊
  • 25. To deprive a knight-errant of his mistress is to rob him of the eyes with which he sees, the sun by which he is enlightened, and the support by which he is maintained. 🔊
  • 26. Such a table cannot be soundly made in the same sense that ordinary furniture is sound; it must depend for its support on some contrivance which is not consistent with the material of which it is made. 🔊