Supporting in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Supporting

That supports. | present participle of support | That which supports something else; a support.

Short Example Sentences for Supporting

  • 1. He paused, supporting himself against a rock. 🔊
  • 2. It shows an admirable method of supporting the back. 🔊
  • 3. These are first copper-plated and soldered to their brass supporting disks. 🔊
  • 4. Hiram himself found a resting place on the platform supporting the two seats. 🔊
  • 5. She had placed an elbow on the table, and was supporting her face in her hand. 🔊
  • 6. The state must assist in supporting the school, although only in part. 🔊
  • 7. Leaning forward, and supporting himself on one leg, he threw open the window. 🔊
  • 8. In Missouri it is necessary to leave supporting pillars as in coal mining. 🔊
  • 9. The man whose form Siegbert was supporting turned his head and looked at her. 🔊
  • 10. The young lady who was supporting Mrs. Carrington leaned toward Frank. 🔊

How to use Supporting in Sentences?

  • 1. The women supporting her formed a bodyguard sufficiently impressive and substantial. 🔊
  • 2. The extreme width of the aeroplane supporting surfaces must not exceed 40 feet. 🔊
  • 3. In its usual form a forked hook is provided for supporting the receiver in a convenient place. 🔊
  • 4. The supporting power of the wings depends partly on their size and partly on their rate of motion. 🔊
  • 5. The wings are put in place, and carefully secured by wires and supporting struts. 🔊
  • 6. Then, again, she does not need a supporting force to follow her in case she meets with trouble. 🔊
  • 7. Shirley became alarmed and turned to Henderson, who stood near her, still supporting his wife. 🔊
  • 8. Toemon looked up suspiciously as Kakusuke entered, supporting the lamed and maimed Mobei. 🔊
  • 9. In his agitation he shook the branch of a tree with which he was supporting himself as he looked over the edge of the cliff. 🔊
  • 10. The supporting surfaces must be of sufficient size to insure safe gliding in case the engine stops. 🔊
  • 11. His disease and his distress were making him fairly childish, now he realized a supporting love beside him. 🔊
  • 12. Then, as his brother passed the reins of his own horse up to him, he took them and slung them over his supporting arm. 🔊
  • 13. He also found that the central tower consisted to a great extent of rubble, and was incapable of supporting the spire. 🔊
  • 14. He who has bestowed it, has entrusted us with the care of supporting it, of developing it, and of perfecting it. 🔊
  • 15. With the great stability given it by its three supporting surfaces it can go through the stormiest weather without the slightest need for fear. 🔊
  • 16. Peter stepped out first, supporting his limp freight with his left arm, and in his right brandishing a revolver. 🔊
  • 17. Small wings moving at high speed produce the same supporting pressure of air beneath them as large wings flying at slow speed. 🔊
  • 18. There was a partial wooden lining covering the timbers supporting the roof, which was an open pitch, without any ceiling. 🔊
  • 19. Republicans who were loyally supporting the Administration in all its war activities were justly incensed that a party issue had been raised. 🔊
  • 20. When Menard entered the hut he found the maid sitting with her head resting against one of the supporting trees. 🔊
  • 21. The most modern mines use fewer supporting pillars of coal, and these are of larger size, so that there is less danger of accidents. 🔊
  • 22. Some, reclining with their backs against the pillars supporting the roof, with their eyes half closed, were smoking their stone pipes. 🔊
  • 23. Membership in this Association shall be open to all persons interested in supporting the purposes of the Association. 🔊
  • 24. It is a high, rugged, bare-looking island, encompassed by perilous reefs, but supporting a pretty numerous population. 🔊
  • 25. Laws spring from the instinct of self-preservation, Industry objected to supporting idleness, and laws were made against theft. 🔊