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Endorse vs. Support — What's the Difference?

Endorse vs. Support — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Endorse and Support

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Endorse

To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction
Endorse a change in policy.
Endorse a political candidate.
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Support

To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping
Pillars support the roof.
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Endorse

To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
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Support

To bear or hold up (an amount of weight)
The bridge supports 10 tons.
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Endorse

To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
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Support

To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to
The letter supported him in his grief.
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Endorse

To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
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Support

To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases
A program to support the price of wheat.
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Endorse

To place (one's signature), as on a contract, to indicate approval of its contents or terms.
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Support

To provide for or maintain by supplying with money or necessities
The homeless shelter is supported solely by donations.
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Endorse

To acknowledge (receipt of payment) by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument.
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Support

To furnish corroborating evidence for
New facts supported her story.
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Endorse

To express support or approval, especially officially or publicly.
The president endorsed John Smith as senator.
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Support

To aid the cause, policy, or interests of
Supported her in her election campaign.
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Endorse

To write one's signature on the back of a cheque, or other negotiable instrument, when transferring it to a third party, or cashing it.
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Support

To argue in favor of; advocate
Supported lower taxes.
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Endorse

To give an endorsement.
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Support

To have an enthusiastic interest in (a sports team).
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Endorse

(medicine) To report (a symptom); to describe.
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Support

To endure; tolerate
"At supper there was such a conflux of company that I could scarcely support the tumult" (Samuel Johnson).
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Endorse

(heraldry) A diminutive of the pale, usually appearing in pairs on either side of a pale.
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Support

To act in a secondary or subordinate role to (a leading performer).
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Endorse

Same as Indorse.
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Support

To offer help or advice regarding (a product or service).
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Endorse

A subordinary, resembling the pale, but of one fourth its width (according to some writers, one eighth).
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Support

(Computers) To be compatible with (a program)
That operating system does not support most new applications.
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Endorse

Be behind; approve of;
He plumped for the Labor Party
I backed Kennedy in 1960
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Support

The act of supporting
Our candidate needs your support.
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Endorse

Give support or one's approval to;
I'll second that motion
I can't back this plan
Endorse a new project
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Support

The state of being supported
The candidate's support has been overwhelming.
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Endorse

Guarantee as meeting a certain standard;
Certified grade AAA meat
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Support

One that supports
How many supports does the bridge have?.
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Endorse

Of documents or cheques
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Support

The provision of money or the necessities of life
Child support.
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Support

Help or advice offered to those encountering difficulties with a product or service.
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Support

(transitive) To keep from falling.
Don’t move that beam! It supports the whole platform.
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Support

(transitive) To answer questions and resolve problems regarding something sold.
Sure they sell the product, but do they support it?
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Support

(transitive) To back a cause, party, etc., mentally or with concrete aid.
I support France in the World Cup.
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Support

(transitive) To help, particularly financially.
The government supports the arts in several ways.
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Support

To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
The testimony is not sufficient to support the charges.
The evidence will not support the statements or allegations.
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Support

(transitive) To serve, as in a customer-oriented mindset; to give support to.
The IT Department supports the research organization, but not the sales force.
I don't make decisions, but I support those who do.
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Support

(transitive) To be designed (said of machinery, electronics, or computers, or their parts, accessories, peripherals, or programming) to function compatibly with or provide the capacity for.
Early personal computers did not support voice-recognition hardware or software.
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Support

(transitive) To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
I support the administrative activities of the executive branch of the organization.
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Support

(archaic) To endure without being overcome; bear; undergo; to tolerate.
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Support

To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
To support the character of King Lear
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Support

Something which supports.
Don't move that beam! It's a support for the whole platform.
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Support

Financial or other help.
The government provides support to the arts in several ways.
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Support

Answers to questions and resolution of problems regarding something sold.
Sure they sell the product, but do they provide support?
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Support

(mathematics) in relation to a function, the set of points where the function is not zero, or the closure of that set.
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Support

(fuzzy set theory) A set whose elements are at least partially included in a given fuzzy set (i.e., whose grade of membership in that fuzzy set is strictly greater than zero).
If the membership function of a fuzzy set is continuous, then that fuzzy set's support is an open set.
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Support

Evidence.
The new research provides further support for our theory.
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Support

(computing) Compatibility and functionality for a given product or feature.
This game has no mouse support.
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Support

An actor playing a subordinate part with a star.
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Support

An accompaniment in music.
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Support

(gymnastics) support position
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Support

(structural analysis) Horizontal, vertical or rotational support of structures: movable, hinged, fixed. en
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Support

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.
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Support

To endure without being overcome, exhausted, or changed in character; to sustain; as, to support pain, distress, or misfortunes.
This fierce demeanor and his insolenceThe patience of a god could not support.
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Support

To keep from failing or sinking; to solace under affictive circumstances; to assist; to encourage; to defend; as, to support the courage or spirits.
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Support

To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain; as, to support the character of King Lear.
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Support

To furnish with the means of sustenance or livelihood; to maintain; to provide for; as, to support a family; to support the ministers of the gospel.
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Support

To carry on; to enable to continue; to maintain; as, to support a war or a contest; to support an argument or a debate.
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Support

To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain; as, the testimony is not sufficient to support the charges; the evidence will not support the statements or allegations.
To urge such arguments, as though they were sufficient to support and demonstrate a whole scheme of moral philosophy.
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Support

To vindicate; to maintain; to defend successfully; as, to be able to support one's own cause.
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Support

To uphold by aid or countenance; to aid; to help; to back up; as, to support a friend or a party; to support the present administration.
Wherefore, bold pleasant,Darest thou support a published traitor?
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Support

A attend as an honorary assistant; as, a chairman supported by a vice chairman; O'Connell left the prison, supported by his two sons.
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Support

The act, state, or operation of supporting, upholding, or sustaining.
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Support

That which upholds, sustains, or keeps from falling, as a prop, a pillar, or a foundation of any kind.
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Support

That which maintains or preserves from being overcome, falling, yielding, sinking, giving way, or the like; subsistence; maintenance; assistance; reënforcement; as, he gave his family a good support, the support of national credit; the assaulting column had the support of a battery.
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Support

The activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities;
His support kept the family together
They gave him emotional support during difficult times
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Support

Aiding the cause or policy or interests of;
The president no longer had the support of his own party
They developed a scheme of mutual support
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Support

Something providing immaterial support or assistance to a person or cause or interest;
The policy found little public support
His faith was all the support he needed
The team enjoyed the support of their fans
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Support

A military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission;
They called for artillery support
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Support

Documentary validation;
His documentation of the results was excellent
The strongest support for this this view is the work of Jones
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Support

The financial means whereby one lives;
Each child was expected to pay for their keep
He applied to the state for support
He could no longer earn his own livelihood
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Support

Supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation;
The statue stood on a marble support
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Support

The act of bearing the weight of or strengthening;
He leaned against the wall for support
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Support

A subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts
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Support

Any device that bears the weight of another thing;
There was no place to attach supports for a shelf
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Support

Financial resources provided to make some project possible;
The foundation provided support for the experiment
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Support

Give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to;
She supported him during the illness
Her children always backed her up
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Support

Support materially or financially;
He does not support his natural children
The scholarship supported me when I was in college
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Support

Be behind; approve of;
He plumped for the Labor Party
I backed Kennedy in 1960
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Support

Be the physical support of; carry the weight of;
The beam holds up the roof
He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam
What's holding that mirror?
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Support

Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;
His story confirmed my doubts
The evidence supports the defendant
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Support

Adopt as a belief;
I subscribe to your view on abortion
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Support

Support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm;
The stories and claims were born out by the evidence
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Support

Argue or speak in defense of;
She supported the motion to strike
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Support

Play a subordinate role to (another performer);
Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act
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Support

Be a regular customer or client of;
We patronize this store
Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could
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Support

Put up with something or somebody unpleasant;
I cannot bear his constant criticism
The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
He learned to tolerate the heat
She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
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