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Definition 1: held up or having the weight borne especially from below - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where supported or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • supported joints in a railroad track have ties directly under the rail ends

(supported is similar to ...) having a base

"firmly based ice"

(supported is similar to ...) held up by braces or buttresses

(supported is similar to ...) supported on gimbals and remaining steady or level when the base tips

(supported is similar to ...) held from above and hanging down

"a pendant bunch of grapes"

(supported is similar to ...) of a liquid; floating on the surface above a sediment or precipitate

"the supernatant fat was skimmed off"

(supported is similar to ...) (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment

"suspended matter such as silt or mud..." "dust particles suspended in the air" "droplets in suspension in a gas"

(supported is similar to ...) supported from below especially resting on a track instead of suspended from above

"underhung sliding doors"

(supported is similar to ...) supported from above especially in a vehicle having springs attached to the axle from below

Definition 2: sustained or maintained by aid (as distinct from physical support) - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where supported or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a club entirely supported by membership dues
  • well-supported allegations

(supported is similar to ...) having partial financial support from public funds

"lived in subsidized public housing"

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