support

support
sə'po:t
1. verb
1) (to bear the weight of, or hold upright, in place etc: That chair won't support him / his weight; He limped home, supported by a friend on either side of him.) aguantar, sostener
2) (to give help, or approval to: He has always supported our cause; His family supported him in his decision.) apoyar, secundar, respaldar
3) (to provide evidence for the truth of: New discoveries have been made that support his theory; The second witness supported the statement of the first one.) corroborar, confirmar
4) (to supply with the means of living: He has a wife and four children to support.) mantener

2. noun
1) (the act of supporting or state of being supported: That type of shoe doesn't give the foot much support; The plan was cancelled because of lack of support; Her job is the family's only means of support; I would like to say a word or two in support of his proposal.) apoyo, soporte
2) (something that supports: One of the supports of the bridge collapsed.) soporte
- supporting
support1 n
1. apoyo
I couldn't have done it without your support no lo habría podido hacer sin tu apoyo
2. soporte
the roof is held up by a central support un soporte central aguanta el techo
support2 vb
1. sostener
five stone pillars support the bridge cinco pilares de piedra sostienen el puente
2. mantener
he is the only one with a job and he supports the whole family es el único que trabaja y mantiene a toda la familia
3. apoyar
I'll support the proposal apoyaré la propuesta
4. ser de
which team do you support? ¿de qué equipo eres?
support
tr[sə'pɔːt]
noun
1 (physical - gen) apoyo, sostén nombre masculino; (- thing worn on body) protector nombre masculino
2 (of building) soporte nombre masculino, puntal nombre masculino
3 (moral) apoyo, respaldo
you have our full support cuentas con nuestro total apoyo
he was a great support to me when my father died me apoyó mucho cuando se murió mi padre
4 (financial) ayuda económica, apoyo económico; (sustenance) sustento; (person) sostén nombre masculino
the scheme is run without government support el proyecto funciona sin ninguna ayuda gubernamental
he had no means of support no tenía ninguna fuente de ingresos
5 (supporters) afición nombre femenino
6 (evidence) pruebas nombre femenino plural
transitive verb
1 (roof, bridge, etc) sostener; (weight) aguantar, resistir; (part of body) sujetar
I don't think that shelf can support so many books no creo que esa estantería aguante tantos libros
2 (back, encourage) apoyar, respaldar, ayudar; (cause, motion, proposal) apoyar, estar de acuerdo con
my parents have always supported me in everything I've done mis padres siempre me han apoyado en todo lo que he hecho
3 SMALLSPORT/SMALL (follow) seguir; (encourage) animar
which team do you support? ¿de qué equipo eres?
4 (keep, sustain) mantener, sustentar, sostener; (feed) alimentar
5 (corroborate, substantiate) confirmar, respaldar, apoyar, respaldar
6 formal use (endure) soportar, tolerar
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
in support (in reserve) de apoyo
in support of somebody/something en apoyo de alguien/algo, a favor de alguien/algo
to drum up support for somebody/something conseguir apoyo para alguien/algo
to support oneself ganarse la vida
support group (offering help) grupo de apoyo 2 (musicians) grupo telonero
support [sə'port] vt
1) back: apoyar, respaldar
2) maintain: mantener, sostener, sustentar
3) prop up: sostener, apoyar, apuntalar, soportar
support n
1) : apoyo m (moral), ayuda f (económica)
2) prop: soporte m, apoyo m
support
n.
apoyo s.m.
arrimadero s.m.
arrimo s.m.
ayuda s.f.
báculo s.m.
encomienda s.f.
entibo s.m.
muleta s.f.
puntal s.m.
pábulo s.m.
respaldo s.m.
soporte s.m.
sostenimiento s.m.
sostén s.m.
suspensorio s.m.
sustento s.m.
sustentáculo s.m.
v.
afianzar v.
apadrinar v.
apoyar v.
apuntalar v.
mantener v.
(§pres: -tengo, -tienes...-tenemos) pret: -tuv-
fut/c: -tendr-•)
respaldar v.
soportar v.
sostener v.
(§pres: -tengo, -tienes...-tenemos) pret: -tuv-
fut/c: -tendr-•)
sustentar v.

I sə'pɔːrt, sə'pɔːt
transitive verb
1) (hold up) \<\<bridge/structure\>\> sostener*

the roof is supported by six columns — el tejado descansa sobre or se apoya en seis columnas

the chair couldn't support his weight — la silla no pudo aguantar or resistir su peso

2)
a) (maintain, sustain) \<\<family/children\>\> mantener*, sostener*, sustentar

to support oneself — ganarse la vida or (liter) el sustento

the hospital is supported entirely by private donations — el hospital está enteramente financiado por donaciones de particulares

b) (Comput) admitir
3)
a) (back) \<\<cause/motion\>\> apoyar

which team do you support? — ¿de qué equipo eres (hincha)?

I support the Greens — estoy con los verdes

b) (back up) apoyar
4) (corroborate) \<\<theory\>\> respaldar, confirmar, sustentar

II
noun
1)
a) c (of structure) soporte m
b) u (physical)

the pillars provide the support for the arches — los pilares sirven de apoyo a los arcos

to lean on somebody for support — apoyarse en alguien (para sostenerse)

2)
a) u (financial) ayuda f (económica), apoyo m (económico)

he has no means of support — no tiene ninguna fuente de ingresos

b) c (person) sostén m
3) u (backing, encouragement) apoyo m, respaldo m

I've had absolutely no support from you — no me has apoyado en absoluto

I went with her to give her (moral) support — la acompañé para que se sintiera apoyada or respaldada

4) u
a) (Mil) apoyo m, refuerzo m
b) (backup) servicio m al cliente

technical/dealer support — servicio técnico/de ventas; (before n) <package, material> adicional, suplementario

5)

in support of — (as prep)

he spoke in support of the motion — habló a favor de or en apoyo de la moción

a demonstration in support of the President — una manifestación de apoyo al presidente

she could produce no evidence in support of her claim — no pudo presentar pruebas en apoyo de su demanda

[sǝ'pɔːt]
1. N
1) (for weight)
a) (=object) soporte m

use the stool as a support for your feet — usa el taburete como soporte para los pies

steel supports — soportes mpl de acero

b) (=capacity to support) soporte m

a good bed should provide adequate support for your back — una buena cama debe ofrecerle un soporte adecuado para su espalda

to lean on sb for support — apoyarse en algn

c) (Med) soporte m

back support — espaldera f

2) (fig)
a) (=help) apoyo m

I've had a lot of support from my family — mi familia me ha apoyado mucho or me ha dado mucho apoyo

she was a real support to her mother — fue un verdadero apoyo para su madre

to give sb support — dar apoyo a algn, apoyar a algn

moral support — apoyo moral

b) (=backing) apoyo m

he has given his support to the reform programme — ha apoyado or respaldado el programa de reforma, ha dado su apoyo or respaldo al programa de reforma

do I have I your support in this? — ¿puedo contar con tu apoyo para esto?

our support comes from the workers — los que nos apoyan son los obreros

their capacity to act in support of their political objectives — su capacidad de actuar en pos de sus objetivos políticos

a campaign in support of these aims — una campaña en apoyo de estos objetivos

he spoke in support of the motion — habló en apoyo de la moción

popular support — apoyo m popular

c) (financial) ayuda f , respaldo m

financial support — ayuda f económica, respaldo m económico

they depend on him for financial support — económicamente dependen de él

with Government support — con la ayuda del Gobierno, respaldado por el Gobierno

a man with no visible means of support — un hombre sin una fuente de ingresos aparente

d) (esp Comm) (=backup) servicio m de asistencia (al cliente)

after-sales support — servicio m posventa, asistencia f posventa

technical support — servicio m de asistencia técnica

e) (Mil) apoyo m

military support — apoyo militar

f) (=evidence)

history offers some support for this view — la historia respalda en cierta medida esta opinión

scholars have found little support for this interpretation — los académicos han encontrado pocas pruebas que apoyen or respalden esta interpretación

in support of this argument he states that ... — para apoyar or respaldar este argumento aduce que ...

evidence in support of a particular theory — pruebas que confirman una determinada teoría

2. VT
1) (=hold up) sostener

his knees wouldn't support him any more — sus rodillas ya no lo sostenían

that chair won't support your weight — esa silla no resistirá or aguantará tu peso

raise your upper body off the ground, supporting your weight on your arms — apoyándose en los brazos levante el tronco del suelo

to support o.s. — (physically) apoyarse (on en)

2) (=help)
a) (emotionally) apoyar
b) (financially) [+ person] mantener; [+ organization, project] financiar

he has a wife and three children to support — tiene una mujer y tres hijos que mantener

to support o.s. — (financially) ganarse la vida

3) (=back) [+ proposal, project, person] apoyar

his colleagues refused to support him — sus colegas se negaron a apoyarlo

4) (Sport) [+ team]

who do you support? — ¿de qué equipo eres (hincha)?

Tim supports Manchester United — Tim es hincha de Manchester United

come and support your team! — ¡ven a animar a tu equipo!

5) (=corroborate) [+ theory, view] respaldar, confirmar
6) (=sustain)

an environment capable of supporting human life — un medio en que existen las condiciones necesarias para que se desarrolle la vida humana

land so poor that it cannot support a small family — un terreno tan poco fértil que no puede sustentar a una familia pequeña

7) frm (=tolerate) tolerar
8) (Mus) [+ band] actuar de telonero/teloneros de

a good band supported by an exciting new group — un buen grupo con unos teloneros nuevos muy interesantes

9) (Cine, Theat) [+ principal actor] secundar

he is supported by a wonderful cast — está secundado por un estupendo reparto

3.
CPD

support band N — (Mus) teloneros mpl

support group N — grupo m de apoyo

a support group for victims of crime — un grupo de apoyo or una asociación de ayuda a las víctimas de la delincuencia

support hose N — medias fpl de compresión graduada

support network N — red f de apoyo

support ship N — barco m de apoyo

support stocking N — media f de compresión graduada

support tights NPL — medias fpl de compresión (graduada)

support troops NPL — tropas fpl de apoyo

* * *

I [sə'pɔːrt, sə'pɔːt]
transitive verb
1) (hold up) \<\<bridge/structure\>\> sostener*

the roof is supported by six columns — el tejado descansa sobre or se apoya en seis columnas

the chair couldn't support his weight — la silla no pudo aguantar or resistir su peso

2)
a) (maintain, sustain) \<\<family/children\>\> mantener*, sostener*, sustentar

to support oneself — ganarse la vida or (liter) el sustento

the hospital is supported entirely by private donations — el hospital está enteramente financiado por donaciones de particulares

b) (Comput) admitir
3)
a) (back) \<\<cause/motion\>\> apoyar

which team do you support? — ¿de qué equipo eres (hincha)?

I support the Greens — estoy con los verdes

b) (back up) apoyar
4) (corroborate) \<\<theory\>\> respaldar, confirmar, sustentar

II
noun
1)
a) c (of structure) soporte m
b) u (physical)

the pillars provide the support for the arches — los pilares sirven de apoyo a los arcos

to lean on somebody for support — apoyarse en alguien (para sostenerse)

2)
a) u (financial) ayuda f (económica), apoyo m (económico)

he has no means of support — no tiene ninguna fuente de ingresos

b) c (person) sostén m
3) u (backing, encouragement) apoyo m, respaldo m

I've had absolutely no support from you — no me has apoyado en absoluto

I went with her to give her (moral) support — la acompañé para que se sintiera apoyada or respaldada

4) u
a) (Mil) apoyo m, refuerzo m
b) (backup) servicio m al cliente

technical/dealer support — servicio técnico/de ventas; (before n) <package, material> adicional, suplementario

5)

in support of — (as prep)

he spoke in support of the motion — habló a favor de or en apoyo de la moción

a demonstration in support of the President — una manifestación de apoyo al presidente

she could produce no evidence in support of her claim — no pudo presentar pruebas en apoyo de su demanda


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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