from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, having another bearing of the same kind underneath.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Held in position, especially from below.
  • adjective Furnished with corroborating evidence.
  • adjective Helped or aided.
  • adjective Having supporters.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of support.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective held up or having the weight borne especially from below
  • adjective sustained or maintained by aid (as distinct from physical support)


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