Synonym of support

Alternative for support

supports, supported, supporting

Synonym: aid, bolster, defend, encourage, foster, help, sustain,

Antonym: abandon, discourage,

Noun

A structure that complements or supplements something else
foundation base column hold platform reinforcement substructure underpinning backing bracket buttress cornerstone fulcrum groundwork pillar foothold joist pole post rampart scaffold stanchion stave stilt substratum abutment arch back beam bearing bed bedding block brace bulwark cantilever collar device flotation footing frame girder guide lining means medium mount mounting pedestal peg pier pilaster plinth prop rafter rest rib rod shore shoring spur stake stay stiffener sustentation timber trestle truss underprop upright gird stand bottom basis ground foot strut framework pile bedrock shaft root infrastructure piling structure leg stick rack holder seat tripod mast vertical batten standard gantry seating podium understructure mainstay keystone bar bolster warp trivet doorpost paling basement baluster pylon pale chassis palisade staff dais edifice shell warp and woof cane splint arm shelf spar skeleton stud picket armature fundament floor oil platform newel spike rail chock band core stage cutwater cadre derrick wellhead framing bollard jamb horse configuration architecture cylinder scaffolding armrest setting cage obelisk fixture tower sprag flagpole caryatid rostrum monolith strengthener body gatepost gripper telamon herm flagstaff beanpole form crutch baton colonnade crosspiece boom fundamental backbone bodywork side fabric lever rig door jamb socle subfloor underlayer sawhorse wire tether dado trellis crossbeam joint banister surround I-beam subframe shroud supporter trussing bracer lintel underpropping easel counterfort cradle a tall tiebeam truncheon hook wedge wood maypole bannister bit metal skid guy sustainer transmitter aerial stele peristyle sile minaret monument totem point d'appui flying buttress base position setup support system plank end dowel mattress pad bastion trapion pediment orthopedic device basic structure groundwall substance trunk bridgehead nadir spoke billet shank guts spine bandage organization arrangement rudiment catafalque pyre panel deepest part lowest part resting place mace rule crossbar tribune underbuilding organisation tie orthotic cleat grandstand case spinal column vertebrae puncheon milepost stock rock bottom vault end bridge end jutting piece arch end end piece marker counter board chine casing gabion staging lightpost fencepost rachis dorsum vertebral column fence post upright support boundary marker finger post layer king post mound mass heap construction bier table stratum seam hulk caliper cast calliper essence beginning heart caliper splint premise orthopedic cast surgical appliance thrust key principle fundamentals rudiments kernel authority nub principles basics brass tacks nitty-gritty starting point principal element bottom line fundamental point main ingredient point of departure fundamental principle nuts and bolts principal constituent

Noun

Assistance provided
assistance help aid abetment advancement boost facilitation furthering relief security service succour succor sustenance complicity hand lift reinforcement helping hand leg up hand-holding backing assist comfort benefit encouragement favor favour backup ministration guidance furtherance care attention advantage contribution treatment asset boon blessing helpfulness benefaction abettance kindness rescue cooperation reinforcements push good deed salvation good turn convenience influence shot in the arm auxiliaries a helping hand grace charity services advice compensation promotion ministrations offices reward refuge edge break pick-me-up leverage reserves ease expediency therapy counseling a leg up benevolence cavalry courtesy patronage indulgence collaboration benediction philanthropy spur mercy alms stimulus rehabilitation deed gift guide counselling supplementaries fillip accessory easement subsidy intervention direction good deliverance sponsorship crutch resource maintenance lead plus utility a hand kind act ascendancy solution goodwill gesture value act of assistance act of kindness start upper hand dominance profit good offices leg-up leeway nurture preference improvement ace in the hole eminence luck pre-eminence abettal mitigation abetting rescuer provider helpmate benefactor counsel facility reassurance goodwill endorsement participation altruism charitableness inspiration amenity teaching intercession mediation goodness responsiveness giving advocacy espousal alleviation nourishment use impetus input spurring on satisfaction kick secours tonic uplift extras enjoyment luxury bolster buzz babysitting friendly gesture gesture of goodwill olive branch consolation accommodation treasure windfall resort pointer recourse godsend donations troubleshooting coattails instrumentality mitzvah gifts redemption gee-up attentiveness instruction head start fix interest a kindness additional resources supervision succours additional fresh troops cosseting ascendency pampering mollycoddling coddling ministry quick fix tending supremacy superiority mastery hold authority trump odds trump card winner protection gain prevalence power precedence prestige position decider financial assistance debt remission a lift a favour a good turn a break vantage additional troops additional police succors solace remedy reprieve respite opportunity kick-start flying start chance opening TLC looking after devotion tender loving care line link psychotherapy psychoanalysis advantageous beginning forestart advantageous position analysis additional materiel lifeline merit perk virtue privilege bonus attraction admonition usefulness profitability advantageousness expedience strong point way of continuing means of survival rescue device safety device life belt additional benefit added extra fringe benefit avail perquisite beauty good point foredeal advisability desirability return ace up your sleeve gratification bounty turn honour benison dispensation honor endowment largesse donation grant funding welfare handout offering subvention allowance bursary hand-out

Noun

Approval or permission given for a decision (to do something), especially on a moral or emotional level
approval love blessing consent backing solidarity encouragement moral support nurturance permission advocacy mentoring understanding OK sanction endorsement authorization agreement go-ahead licence approbation green light authorisation leave assent acceptance acquiescence imprimatur thumbs up seal of approval warrant okay clearance concurrence favour mandate favor ratification nod confirmation authority say-so license O.K. permit stamp of approval rubber stamp validation accreditation assistance countenance allowance dispensation sufferance granting recommendation carte blanche aid affirmation compliance fiat good wishes accord right power concession help empowerment championing promotion championship patronage say so espousal backup commendation signature commission order decree command admission credentials yes endorsation delegation word acknowledgment acknowledgement nihil obstat blank check wingman recognition accession consensus harmony stamp regard ability strength wingwoman right on a blank cheque acceding assenting ratifying valediction Godspeed instruction seconding charge directive injunction bidding cooperation lift boost hand assist abetment edict accompaniment direction access auspices secondment adherence privilege freedom entitlement canon ordinance ruling exemption liberty condonance tolerance verification discretion avowal prerogative precept statute pronunciamento law ukase charter impunity sanctification pass toleration latitude passage run condonation seal admittance helping hand leg up all clear behest imperative obligation dictate free hand blank cheque free rein green-light upholding subscription authentication superscription countersignature qualification comment hubba-hubba certification testimonial commercial stroke subscription to the nod pat on back

Noun

Public acclaim or appreciation
appreciation acclaim acknowledgement acknowledgment admiration approbation praise regard applause commendation esteem laudation liking approval assent mandate good opinion acclamation respect favour favor ovation encouragement recognition acceptance blessing pat on the back endorsement kudos plaudits adulation credit sanction accolades homage salutation congratulations extolment high regard compliment brownie points clapping preferment goodwill grace consideration estimation account stroking puff accolade high opinion pumping up pat on the head positive reception honour honor glory distinction eulogy props laurels compliments hailing salute reception cheering laud sun round of applause felicitation flattery stroke congrats tributes plaudit eulogizing éclat greeting welcome reaction nod hail eulogising testimonial plug suggestion reference advocacy tip ratification congratulation mention judgment tribute okay veneration imprimatur OK recommendation good word honorable mention urging judgement words of approval honourable mention favorable mention words of approbation instruction character reference favourable mention two cents' worth special mention letter of support go-ahead bells salutes concurrence consent permission the nod clean bill of health encomium panegyric eulogium cheers bouquets love a pat on the back affection reverence rave deference adoration devotion exaltation cheer fondness worship citation thanks bays celebration bouquet glorification big hand awe paean raves popularity hymn great respect obeisance attention rave review encomiums felicitations fancy a hand a round of applause preference partiality kindness friendliness shine a big hand taste relish like dithyramb astonishment amazement gratitude benevolence appetite opinion kudo hand repute use points idolization notice valuing prizing kind regard hat tip cherishing strong praise puffing up validation a slap on the back merit handshake prestige shouting enthusiasm reward prize award fame boost hurrah bravo sycophancy cry commendations greetings respects regards note seal of approval réclame reputation roar jubilation courtesy sentiment honoring care sympathy loud homage treasuring enjoyment high esteem dulia court honouring standing O value blessings salutations hurrahs stamping rooting good press blarney cajolery blandishment apotheosis obsequiousness fealty fear loyalty piety genuflection devoutness bow religiousness prostration deification pat on back pat on head best wishes good wishes positive feedback a standing ovation PR strokes flattering remark mark of respect shot in the arm standing ovation warm fuzzy honeyed word buttering up trade last surprise wonder pleasure delight wonderment marveling idolatry marvelling pats on the back

Noun

Evidence or proof
evidence proof corroboration grounds substantiation validation verification confirmation documentation endorsement justification ratification sureness testimony warrant authentication witness testament attestation testimonial voucher demonstration affirmation certification approval agreement consent assent passing nod sanctioning okay passage facts information accord admission proving avowal validating affirming accepting verifying supporting corroborating authenticating visa authorizing authorising vindication green light stamp of approval go ahead establishment accreditation indication circumstantiation weight sustainment backing reinforcement bolstering manifestation embodiment data profession illustration documents record credentials affidavit deposition authorization sanction acceptance recognition legalization authorisation legalisation declaration statement assertion averment asseveration claim protestation show revelation acknowledgment disclosure acknowledgement expression oath allegation avouchment insistence exhibition display exemplification spectacle exposition clincher monument presentation explanation maintenance guarantee vow pledge smoking gun proclamation sworn statement announcement submission reflection validity credential sign certificate pronouncement tribute citations records papers confession say-so flaunting averral swearing promise assurance concession showing info cincher divulgence representation determination induction trial test description admitting case ammunition performance exhibit trace allowance unbosoming self-confession probate exposure reason argument goods reasons confirming checking substantiating unburdening divulgation paper trail impression owning up concurrence showcase straight stuff examining testing justifying pitch utterance broadcast advertisement answer speech story bomb publication enunciation remark spiel saying notice say so hot air two cents' worth

Noun

Answers to questions regarding consumer products

Noun

(computing) The state of two systems being compatible
compatibility functionality congruity fit conformity consistency interoperability concurrence harmony consonance conformance congruence unity compliance similarity uniformity congruency agreement correspondence accord accordance affinity likeness resemblance equivalence concord correlation parallelism coincidence sameness match comparability similitude alikeness concert analogy equality coherence parity unison identicalness association identity symmetry union relationship consensus unanimity equivalency closeness tune coordinateness harmonization equalness rapport concordance concurrency semblance amity comparison harmonisation alliance agreeing affiliation complying parallel interchangeability nearness equal terms like-mindedness homogeneousness homogeneity balance congruousness consilience conformation conforming comparableness relation fitness solidarity mapping concession concurring reconciliation uniformness connection community common denominator commonality matching coexistence conjunction coinciding congeniality verification accession accommodation compromise suitableness chorus chime coequality interaction synthesis assent oneness acceding acknowledging assenting ratifying synonymy indistinguishability interchangeableness commensurateness par evenness synchronism concomitance dovetailing regularity adequation exchangeability synonym bondedness interconnectedness collaboration link accompaniment meeting of minds integration relatedness kinship connectedness conformability apposition

Noun

(of a thing) An activity or series of activities performed to keep something functioning or looking as new as possible

Noun

A bond of unity or agreement between individuals or groups
solidarity unity harmony accord unanimity union agreement cohesion concord concurrence consensus oneness uniformity unification alliance fellowship camaraderie cooperation soundness stability indivisibility sameness concordance confederation federation teamwork undividedness commonality comradeship kotahitanga like-mindedness team spirit esprit de corps community of interest mutual support singleness of purpose association affiliation alignment sympathy coalition grouping approval favour favor approbation encouragement goodwill partiality commendation backing partnership confederacy society collaboration synergy concert synergism partisanship coopetition liaison symbiosis dealings coordination conspiracy connection coaction linkup fusion coadjuvancy teaming relations communion combination understanding hookup compromise cahoots relationship reciprocity company working together tie-up doing business combined effort mutual effort joint action playing ball interaction collusion interactivity interrelations interface interplay intercommunication intercourse interchange interactiveness transaction networking communication commerce relation cooperating meshing contact consorting participation combined effect reciprocal action concerted effort team effort joint effort pulling together coherence togetherness singleness wholeness individuality unison integrity identity singularity give and take give-and-take logrolling tie link pact league bloc treaty friendship compact entente cordiale friendly relationship mutual attachment cordial relations close association

Noun

Good neighbourliness
helpfulness cooperation kindness attentiveness care concern goodwill neighborliness assistance sympathy friendliness neighbourliness good neighbourliness rallying round benevolence charity generosity consideration kindliness altruism cordiality thoughtfulness compassion indulgence goodness understanding kindheartedness unselfishness tolerance magnanimity beneficence amity humanity selflessness tenderness benignity humaneness kind-heartedness decency good-heartedness liberality mercy philanthropy charitableness favour largesse favor friendship good will affection patience warmth considerateness graciousness amiability clemency benignancy warm-heartedness tender-heartedness munificence courtesy compassionateness hospitality love softheartedness warmheartedness generousness bigheartedness grace comity fellowship brotherhood cordialness big-heartedness good deed good-fellowship accuracy thoroughness carefulness solicitude meticulousness precision attention tenderheartedness virtue mildness motherliness fatherliness lovingness attention to detail collaboration bounty commiseration pity largeheartedness feeling heart ruth rapport amenability leniency forbearance bountifulness mutual support pleasantness public-spiritedness niceness politeness openhandedness sociability geniality congeniality obligingness largess brownie points openheartedness aid service help boon benefit benediction helping hand good turn act of assistance solid gentleness affectionateness courteousness sweetness bounteousness nobleness tact magnanimousness nobility liberalness good intention self-sacrifice fellow feeling fellow-feeling humanitarianism harmony affability conviviality empathy camaraderie agreeableness mercifulness agreeability amicability peace brotherly love comradery amiableness amenity peacefulness congenialness genialness peaceableness accord brotherliness comradeship open-handedness affinity lenience unity fraternity amicableness lavishness free-handedness concurrence unanimity concord open arms lenity companionability tranquillity good-naturedness aroha almsgiving social conscience chumminess forgiveness tranquility clubbiness quarter partiality responsiveness regard sociableness sensitivity lawfulness harmoniousness order civility caring agreement companionship intimacy stability decorum gregariousness orderliness togetherness sisterliness kinship good relations solidarity company bonhomie approval caritas clubbability enjoyableness serenity philanthropism fondness familiarity accessibility communicativeness hospitableness approbation association benefaction turn mateyness openness approachability condolence good nature oneness soul pardon like-mindedness mindfulness backing soft-heartedness relief greatheartedness self-denial humanism gemütlichkeit principle law and order public spirit personableness good-temperedness liveliness warmness appreciation gift Agape forthcomingness extroversion calm decorousness solicitousness faith blessings likability appeal cheeriness likableness pleasurableness loveliness affableness douceur satisfaction hospitability agape attachment sorrow lifesaver gifts favours heartiness simpatico softness compunction rule of law law reprieve character feelings receptiveness receptivity patronage favors socializing alignment encouragement closeness jovialness mutuality sincerity wholeheartedness earnestness gratefulness reciprocity constitution nei social intelligence collaborating emotion commendation seemliness meeting of minds lull ceasefire non-aggression non-violence properness respite public security tender feelings joviality companionableness demonstrativeness union affiliation alliance sisterhood good vibrations same wavelength social concern sponsorship dole intercourse community involvement relations mingling concern for others heart of hearts sodality consensus mixing communion congress endowment prosocial behaviour prosocial behavior alms-giving fund gifting good works good humor good humour hitting it off concert unison sweetness and light esprit de corps palliness easy-going manner outgoingness fraternization league socialising acquaintance fraternisation mutual affection pampering spoiling permissiveness lack of reservation lack of inhibition social contact social interaction social intercourse consonance pleasure profligateness allowance favouring intemperateness fondling favoring fulfilment absolution toadying kowtowing hedonism placating petting toleration privilege profligacy pleasing endurance fulfillment treating good understanding placidity accordance concordance calmness tune

Noun

A flat-bottomed boat used as a support for a temporary bridge

Noun

Specifically (Sport) a motivational or tactical talk given to players by the team manager or coach, in the context of a particular match

Noun

Feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune
sympathy commiseration compassion pity empathy comfort condolence consolation solace tenderness encouragement sensitivity caring concern consideration feeling kindness solicitousness solicitude understanding aroha charity condolences heart kindheartedness kindliness mercy ruth softheartedness thoughtfulness warmheartedness warmth bigheartedness humanity largeheartedness reassurance rue good-heartedness kind-heartedness tender-heartedness warm-heartedness affinity rapport brotherly love fellow feeling care harmony sorrow fellowship goodwill tolerance appreciation closeness communion togetherness mutuality identification awareness connection relating agape vibes responsiveness caritas graciousness mindfulness benevolence regard decency clemency neighborliness goodness altruism affection forbearance lenience good will patience gentleness sympathetic response good feeling Christian love loving concern grace unity leniency mercifulness humaneness receptivity receptiveness love considerateness neighbourliness humanitarianism friendliness unselfishness brotherliness sisterliness attachment softness tenderheartedness ardour ardor philanthropy openheartedness lenity virtue faith sentimentality action delicacy capacity sensibility reaction discrimination fervor fervour heat palpability discernment intensity response fondness devotion liking passion endearment sentiment desire friendship amity warmness familiarity intimacy devotedness attentiveness admiration respect favour favor crush soft spot warm feelings emotion puppy love strong fondness amore shine quarter soft-heartedness good-fellowship compassionateness compunction comity

Noun

A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
defense defence excuse justification extenuation rationalisation rationalization reason vindication advocacy apology argument endorsement explication whitewash alibi copout exculpation exoneration explanation palliation plea answer apologia approval case excusing explaining mitigation promotion response apologetics apologising apologizing cleanup declaration jive retort return story testimony song and dance fish story rationale substantiation ratification basis grounds warrant reasoning absolution evidence compurgation assertion revenge premise foundation pretext palliative validation whitewashing wherefore acquittal account whatfor just cause why and wherefore raison d'être whole idea extenuating circumstances mitigating circumstances cause claim statement cop-out contention motive accounting rebuttal cover thesis counterstatement counterclaim replication reply affirmation expedient motivation assurance refutation allegation line cover story proof occasion rebutter surrejoinder confutation logic surrebutter counterattack authority polemic appeal exposition proclamation postulation counteraccusation counterargument countercharge profession expostulation rejoinder pretence reasons avowal evasion front pleading coverup routine disguise subterfuge fabrication pretense line of reasoning cover-up get-out ostensible reason confirmation counter call provocation comeback apologism apologetic meaning argumentation licence sense issue questioning action suit right out sanction authorization confession demonstration dialectic base footing dossier data authorisation fish tale the why and wherefore brief presumption supporting evidence stall defending evidence go-ahead discharge clearing pardon dismissal summary of the facts petition presentation airtight case expounding amnesty exculpating disproof negation invalidation counter-statement disconfirmation countering contradiction disproving clearance disproval denial insistence goal purpose pronouncement intention aim asseveration protestation attestation incentive impetus objective ground point inducement submission maintenance end target design announcement averment opinion avouchment counter-argument object antecedent causation causality subject why predication swearing stressing positive statement stamp of approval asservation okay report say so mouthful two cents' worth instigation source genesis origin driver underpinning inspiration causal agent driving force whys and wherefores principal element chief ingredient

Noun

The practice of bettering oneself without relying on the assistance of others

Noun

A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement

Noun

Friendship and mutual support within a group
fraternity fellowship brotherhood companionship community friendship kinship corps sodality vocation camaraderie comradeship mutual support sisterhood solidarity togetherness union brotherliness friendliness intimacy company amity association society comradery chumminess social contact social intercourse socializing intercourse rapport mingling relations collaborating involvement closeness sociability clubbiness fraternization fraternisation conviviality mixing communion companionability cordiality cordialness socialising acquaintance mateyness social interaction esprit de corps bromance fraternality geniality goodwill congress benevolence league familiarity neighborliness neighbourliness male bonding affinity familyhood loyalty unity kotahitanga good fellowship good-fellowship mateship team spirit palliness alliance affiliation accompaniment mutual affection socialization interaction integration conjoining confluence fraternizing dealings consorting connection meeting partnership contact cooperativeness fraternising powwow socialisation correspondence mutuality convergence partying social life social relations coming together banding together amiability amicability kindliness gregariousness affection warmth understanding harmony affability comity attachment cooperation comradeliness relationship relation bond charity sympathy hospitableness nearness inseparability kindness link congeniality belonging liaison acquaintanceship empathy cheer agreement amenability stability openness consideration close relationship good will confederation fellow feeling concordance sociableness presence jollity fraternalism circle brethren confidentiality mutual liking mutual respect cooperative peace close association confidence close friendship inwardness tenderness close attachment warm feelings experience caring affectionateness joviality companionableness demonstrativeness welcome accessibility communicativeness good nature clubbability matiness folksiness serenity peacefulness orderliness order tranquillity peaceableness approachability good-naturedness bonhomie good humour lawfulness decorum decency easy-going manner pleasantness responsiveness outgoingness helpfulness generosity kind-heartedness open arms warm-heartedness unanimity accord tie tranquility concord cohesion concurrence correlation heartiness bountifulness warm reception liberality open-handedness lack of reservation lack of inhibition consensus oneness love uniformity linkage interrelation interconnection unification sismance womance good cheer guestfriendship reception guestfriendliness obligingness hospitality fondness interdependence collaboration pairing linking affair friendly relationship regard interchange linkup terms hookup juxtaposition communication identification assistance concomitance participation conjunction frequenting bearing membership partiality soundness sameness indivisibility joining mixture yoking combination blend parallel federation teamwork undividedness commonality like-mindedness singleness of purpose community of interest tie-in tie-up

Noun

The act of seeking assistance or advice
recourse expedient resort alternative choice option refuge remedy resource appeal possibility way out aid expediency help hope makeshift route shift stand-by stopgap substitute available resource source of assistance person to turn to place to turn to possible course of action device way contrivance means measure artifice step stratagem opportunity solution course of action surrogate method course replacement scheme move trick ruse appliance machination medium stand-in system mode manoeuvre ploy maneuver plan relief tool tactic last resort contraption dodge plot reserve instrument benefit preference improvisation service pick selection utility proxy discretion substitution election band-aid temporary solution pis aller sub temporary measure backup temporary expedient agency amenity convenience subterfuge chance wile provision reference craft originality imagination creativity ingenuity inventiveness wits source of help evasion strategy facility potential gambit equivocation deception hoard property worth capability wherewithal ability creation wealth store capital source assets talent stock cleverness fortune initiative substance stockpile riches quick-wittedness something to turn to someone to turn to hoax deputy representative other hack nest egg redundancy change druthers volition bet back-up other possibility palliative understudy agent fill-in factor determination evaluation decree decision nomination call another course of action another possibility other fish to fry other fish in sea resourcefulness standby recommendation delegate alternate substitute agent pinch hitter guide hand asset facilitation assistance advantage accessory crutch influence boon windfall pointer pick-me-up blessing assist abetment godsend encouragement fetch lurk instrumentality invention gimmick game wheeze feint play procedure sleight action jig blind con flimflam shenanigan knack juggle channel mechanism smokescreen vehicle pretence stunt technique pretext scam deceit pretense bluff process path cover road fraud organ sham machinery avenue ministry intrigue angle programme program cheat racket grift operation line of action ways and means manner tack apparatus approach idea power game plan act design policy intermediary project swindle deed proposition duplicity trap proceeding chicanery scenario bunco rort modus operandi set-up imposture flanker twist cunning plan red herring con trick fashion distraction auspices paraphernalia equipment organization bait masquerade proposal stepping-stone activity decoy purpose sting trickery arrangement pattern recipe formula tactics brainchild caper put-on craftiness wangle organisation instrumentation force gyp switch loophole fake canard rig schlenter motion setup snare fastie smoke screen put-up job confidence trick plan of action master plan effort sleight of hand booby trap controls control panel console dials instruments dashboard instrument panel joke prank line deviousness movement make-do practicality expedience plans wiles screen cloak mask camouflage front work excuse curveball shenanigans springboard set of tactics shifting innovation coinage concoction wrinkle effect control disguise facade démarche gamesmanship attention-grabber lure deviation disturbance distractor commotion diversion interruption stepping stone attempt progress bit scene blueprint façade cunningness finesse cabal oldest trick in the book fabrication slant formation pretension hoodwinking imposition fakery bait and switch little game one-upmanship venture conspiracy means of access way in efficiency practice outline enterprise sharp practice treachery ambush clever move curve ball false face false clue fool's errand false trail wild-goose chase diversionary tactic misleading clue layout falsehood delusion distortion catalyst machine structure duck stall road map ground plan implement conduit mouthpiece vector means of expression double-dealing rip-off legal action mock attack make-believe intention deal suggestion disposition undertaking thought submission animus methodology treatment projection big picture measures cunning scheming guile artfulness slyness savvy lie

Noun

A woman's foundation garment, reinforced with stays, that supports the waistline, hips and bust

Noun

Signs or indications of something
evidence indication sign mark hint clue suggestion token trace signal symptom manifestation index cue pointer indicia significant grounds dope goods backing for grounds for reinforcement for support for intimation proof indicator lead reminder vestige testimony note symbol inkling remnant relic warning omen implication souvenir memento expression demonstration telltale sign guide remains attestation remembrance tip-off track telltale memorial badge echo tip keepsake ghost giveaway memory record shadow gesture monument remainder fragment signification residue notion dead giveaway portent augury pledge flag betrayal prognostic beacon footprint witness flash survival wink model key imprint basis nod allusion trail insinuation testimonial high sign warning sign trophy leftover impression legacy innuendo information wind remembrancer whisper example substantiation instance stamp reflection sigil recollection evocation documentation syndrome spoor signature leak light reminiscence testament scent caution bell overtone ratio rule indicant formula imputation declaration signifier show disclosure display exhibition hot lead sneaking suspicion revelation forewarning token of remembrance mention register communication print antique info preamble explanation prefiguration auspice prolegomenon adumbration representation antiquity leavings wake-up call smoking gun word inside wire curio artefact scrap heirloom memorandum smattering word to wise announcement iota flea in ear inference a word to the wise observation reference word to the wise confidential information earnest emblem commemorative fossil historical object recognition archaism ancient object ruins artifact object of virtu museum piece curiosity warrant sample pawn gift presage favour security favor alert alarm prompt Mayday message SOS bleep okay blinker signal fire smoke signal idea admonition prompting piece of advice advice notice suspicion caveat recommendation mnemonic conception faintest guideline sense knowledge piece of information foggiest red flag exhortation foggiest idea faintest idea faintest notion foggiest notion aspersion undertone prod slur nudge measure hunch tipoff steer gauge feeling barometer marker gage word of advice point of reference bellwether litmus test vague idea allegation understanding sign of things to come caution light moral advisory lesson event illustrating a hazard a few words of wisdom deterrent example enough said awareness veiled remark fancy citation summons order notification gentle reminder glimmering recap zeitgeber spur jolt stimulus catchword goad jog slight knowledge aide-memoire cautionary advice forecast news buzz help tocsin twit feed cautionary tale promise outlook possibility handwriting on the wall red light secret information information received heads-up ambiguity aside nuance monition double entendre whiff sniff benchmark standard touchstone meter yardstick criterion test signpost metre guide to proposal proposition commendation counsel submission motion presentation pitch plan advancement scheme outline charge setup bid bit approach brainchild angle tender opinion instruction big idea game plan