Online Google Dictionary

supporter 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/səˈpôrtər/,
Font size:

supporters, plural;
  1. A person who approves of and encourages someone or something (typically a public figure, a movement or party, or a policy)
    • - Reagan supporters
    • - supporters of the boycott
  2. A person who is actively interested in and wishes success for a particular sports team

  3. A representation of an animal or other figure, typically one of a pair, holding up or standing beside an escutcheon


  1. a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
  2. patron: someone who supports or champions something
  3. assistant: a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
  4. garter: a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)
  5. athletic supporter: a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
  6. In heraldry, supporters are figures usually placed on either side of the shield and depicted holding it up. These figures may be real or imaginary animals, human figures, and in rare cases plants or inanimate objects. ...
  7. El Acompañamiento (English language:The Supporter) is a 1991 Argentine musical drama film directed and written by Carlos Orgambide. The musical was based on a play by Carlos Gorostiza.
  8. (Supporters) figures that flank the shield on either side as if to support it, allowed only to English peers and first used by Henry VI
  9. (SUPPORTERS) Human or animal figures placed either side of a shield in a set of armorial bearings - see also Appendix IV & Appendix V (also ‘armorial bearings’, ‘coat of arms’ and ‘heraldic beasts’).
  10. (Supporters) Characters who stood beside a coat of arms and held it.
  11. (Supporters) Imperial Eagle and the Pillars of Hercules
  12. (Supporters) Usually two in number, and generally animals. They appear to support a shield, but had their origin in the fancy of early seal engravers, who thus filled up the unoccupied space in armorial seals.
  13. (Supporters) figures supporting a shield from both sides
  14. A figure on each side of a shield, apparently supporting it. They may be men, beasts or birds -- sometimes real, sometimes fabulous, as the lion and unicorn in the arms of Great Britain.
  15. This person provides victims with basic care and nurturing in times of need. The tender kindness offered help to give general direction and in the chaos of trauma.
  16. a country, organization, or group that supports or organizes an activity, or vouches for the acceptability of another
  17. Your natural persistence and accommodating style make it easy for you to operate in a methodical, predictable way. By establishing an office that is “homey” with lots of pictures of your family, you can create an environment that motivates you to work. Organizing your office is important. ...