Support etymology


English word support comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) supporter

Etymology of support

Detailed word origin of support

Dictionary entry Language Definition
supporter Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
support English (en) (archaic) To endure without being overcome; bear; undergo; to tolerate.. (transitive) To answer questions and resolve problems regarding something sold.. (transitive) To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.. (transitive) To be designed (said of machinery, electronics, or computers, or their parts, accessories, peripherals, or programming) to function compatibly with [...]