supporter

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

support +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

supporter (plural supporters)

  1. Something that supports a structure such as a building.
  2. A person who supports, promotes, advocates or champions a cause or movement; an adherent.
  3. (heraldry) An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.
  4. A garter worn around the leg to support a sock or stocking
    • 1957, J. D. Salinger, "Zooey", in, 1961, Franny and Zooey, 1991 LB Books edition, page 117,
      From the radiator, where he was attaching supporters to his socks, Zooey glanced up at her.
  5. (sports) Someone who is a fan of a certain team or sportsperson.
    • 2011 October 20, Michael da Silva, “Stoke 3 - 0 Macc Tel-Aviv”, BBC Sport:
      With the Stoke supporters jeering Ziv's every subsequent touch, the pantomime atmosphere created by the home crowd reached a crescendo when Ziv was shown a straight red shortly after the break in extraordinary circumstances.
  6. (sports) Someone who attends a sports match.
    There were 10,000 supporters in the last match.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English supporter.

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Noun[edit]

supporter m (plural supporters, diminutive supportertje n)

  1. (sports) supporter.

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin supportō.

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supporter

  1. to support
  2. to bear
    Je ne supporte pas le mot injustice. (François Pérusse) - I can't bear the word injustice.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English supporter.

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supporter m (plural supporters)

  1. (sports) supporter, fan

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English supporter.

Noun[edit]

supporter m, f (invariable)

  1. supporter, fan
  2. support act

Latin[edit]

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supporter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of supportō