from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Furnishing support or assistance.
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- adj. Providing support.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Supporting; sustaining.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. furnishing support or assistance
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He also liked the leg length and the construction of the paneling, which he called supportive and comfortable.
Mr. Talabani said the transition would be gradual and coalition forces will play what he called a supportive role.
The only thing you can really do is what we call supportive care, make sure someone's breathing okay, their heart is functioning OK, and obviously get them away from the radiation source if at all possible.
African-Americans remain supportive of President Obama, according to a new CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey.
Peter R. Ezersky The effort to provide shelter, social services and a new beginning for the formerly homeless and others with special needs is called supportive housing.
"They remain supportive of my efforts to seek professional help, and I will be a better person as a result," he said in his statement.
So it's really not that hard for Democrats to remain supportive of this health law.
With modern antibiotics and advances in supportive care (e.g. goal-directed sepsis therapy), a similar flu might not be as deadly.
When you are in supportive environments like the one you are in now, you are the example that I hope the upcoming women scientists see.
He said he tried to remain supportive of the governor after he admitted to an extramarital affair in June, but subsequent investigations into Sanford's foreign and domestic travel expenses have become too much of a distraction for the state.