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Supporting vs. Supported

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Supportingadjective

That supports.

Supportedadjective

Held in position, especially from below.

Supportingnoun

That which supports something else; a support.

Supportedadjective

Furnished with corroborating evidence.

Supportingnoun

the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening;

‘he leaned against the wall for support’;

Supportedadjective

Helped or aided.

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Supportingadjective

furnishing support and encouragement;

‘the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher’;

Supportedadjective

Having supporters.

Supportingadjective

capable of bearing a structural load;

‘a supporting wall’;

Supportedverb

simple past tense and past participle of support

Supportedadjective

sustained or maintained by aid (as distinct from physical support);

‘a club entirely supported by membership dues’; ‘well-supported allegations’;

Supportedadjective

held up or having the weight borne especially from below;

‘supported joints in a railroad track have ties directly under the rail ends’; ‘unsupported accusations’;

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