Meaning of SUPPORTING in English

SUPPORTING

/ səˈpɔːtɪŋ; NAmE -ˈpɔːrt-/ adjective [ only before noun ]

1.

a supporting actor in a play or film / movie has an important part but not the leading one :

The movie featured Robert Lindsay in a supporting role .

2.

( formal ) helping to show that sth is true :

There was a wealth of supporting evidence.

3.

carrying the weight of sth :

a supporting wall

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.