Meaning of SUPPORT in English

SUPPORT

n.

Function: noun

Date: 14th century

1 a : the act or process of supporting : the condition of being supported b : assistance provided by a company to users of its products <customer support >

2 : one that supports ― often used attributively <a support staff>

3 : sufficient strength in a suit bid by one's partner in bridge to justify raising the suit

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.