Meaning of SUPPORTING in English

SUPPORTING

sup ‧ port ‧ ing /səˈpɔːtɪŋ $ -ɔːr-/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ support , ↑ supporter ; adjective : ↑ supportive , ↑ supporting ; verb : ↑ support ]

1 . supporting part/role/actor etc a small part in a play or film, or the actor who plays such a part

2 . supporting wall/beam etc a wall etc that supports the weight of something

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.