Meaning of SUPPORT in English
( n. )
That which maintains or preserves from being overcome, falling, yielding, sinking, giving way, or the like; subsistence; maintenance; assistance; reenforcement; as, he gave his family a good support, the support of national credit; the assaulting column had the support of a battery.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012