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  Words related to supporter

Related / Similar Words: athletic supporter, suspensor, jockstrap, jock, garter, assistant, helper, help, patron, sponsor, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend

 

Definition:
  • a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise;
  • a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve);
  • a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work";
  • someone who supports or champions something;
  • a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library";

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    Hyponyms: coadjutor, accomplice, confederate, aide, auxiliary, attendant, attender, tender, dental assistant, deputy, lieutenant, dresser, actor's assistant, event planner, facilitator, girl Friday, hatchet man, enforcer, instrument, pawn, cat's-paw, labor coach, monitrice, underboss, mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model, model, poser, paraprofessional, powder monkey, prompter, theater prompter, right-hand man, chief assistant, man Friday, secretary, secretarial assistant, sidesman, subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier, water boy, waterer, whipper-in, angel, backer, godfather, godparent, guarantor, surety, warrantor, warranter, patroness, patronne, tower of strength, pillar of strength, anglophile, anglophil, believer, truster, Boswell, cheerleader, Confederate, enthusiast, partisan, partizan, Francophile, Francophil, free trader, functionalist, Jacobite, loyalist, stalwart, New Dealer, philhellene, philhellenist, Graecophile, pillar, mainstay, Roundhead, seconder, Shavian, subscriber, endorser, indorser, ratifier, sympathizer, sympathiser, well-wisher, toaster, wassailer, upholder, maintainer, sustainer, voucher, verifier, Whig

     

    Derivational Morphology: hold, support, sustain, hold up, garter, back up, help, assist, aid, patronize, patronise, patronage, keep going, defend, fend for, sponsor, promote, advance, boost, further, encourage, admire, look up to, champion, back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for

     

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