Meaning of SUPPORT in English
( v. t. )
To bear by being under; to keep from falling; to uphold; to sustain, in a literal or physical sense; to prop up; to bear the weight of; as, a pillar supports a structure; an abutment supports an arch; the trunk of a tree supports the branches.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012