Synonym of supportive

Alternative for supportive

sə'pɔrtɪv /-'pɔː-

adj.

furnishing support or assistance

Adjective

Providing encouragement or emotional help
caring encouraging helpful reassuring sympathetic understanding uplifting beneficent benevolent concerned empathetic giving inspiring inspiriting kind nurturing protective sensitive thoughtful attentive boosting comforting considerate empathic generous gracious gratifying indulgent kindly maternal paternal philanthropic philanthropical stimulating affectionate altruistic charitable cheering compassionate fulfilling responsive soothing tender warm friendly loving solicitous unselfish tenderhearted warm-hearted appreciative good-natured fatherly gentle benign forbearing warmhearted obliging kind-hearted condoling approving cordial pleasant commiserative good accommodating feeling applauding admiring well-disposed sympathizing complimentary enthusiastic amiable affable patient humane favorable soft tender-hearted agreeable genial pitying positive respectful neighbourly softhearted sympathising magnanimous consoling neighborly kindhearted patriarchal favourable cooperative fatherlike selfless commiserating heartening soft-hearted tolerant motherly nice commendatory laudatory fond mindful all heart calming praiseful benignant receptive aware decent adoring lenient good-hearted perceptive affirmative big-hearted complaisant tactful devoted approbatory hospitable cheerful humanitarian doting parental consolatory amicable mellow sweet great-hearted bighearted merciful well disposed recommendatory clement good-tempered conscious satisfied accepting gladdening heartwarming chivalrous cognizant polite dear acclamatory public-spirited regardful bountiful compliant eager to please eager to help pleasing approbative sociable companionable acquiescent open-hearted open-handed bounteous munificent brotherly welcoming easy comprehending unstinting noble easygoing mild human goodhearted having heart in right place bleeding-heart well meaning large-hearted good-humoured well-intentioned good-humored parent lovesome condolatory congratulatory watchful sheltering matriarchal plauditory praising civil woke socially concerned socially aware forgiving laudative avuncular social culturally sensitive vigilant welcome soft-centred flattering adulatory convivial harmonious piteous ruthful careful intuitive free-handed sparing diplomatic discerning open-minded bleeding heart do-good loving and giving old softie paternalistic maternalistic sisterly ungrudging inclined commending assenting predisposed in favor of okay panegyrical worshiping worshipful encomiastic worshipping eulogistic idolizing sensitized reactive impressionable approachable perceiving impressible sensitised insightful knowing emotionable wholesome eleemosynary angelic lovable soft touch benefic calm liberal congenial greathearted propitious likeable unoffensive likable dutiful lavish princely delightful big well intentioned sweet-tempered gallant heart in right place openhanded openhearted courteous engaging freehanded well-mannered deferential condign finely tuned supersensitive easy to get along with easy to get on with socially conscious tuned in touchy feely pleased very kind generous to a fault interested turned on to idolising relieving assuaging knowledgeable moderate happy breezy easing rewarding satisfying ardent appreciating vicarious marshmallow softie heart-warming enlightened alive keen willing easy-going willing to please even-tempered favourably disposed passionate amatory mitigating analeptic revitalizing curing warming bolstering softening revitalising invigorating lightening succouring revivifying health-giving sustaining allaying succoring upholding solacing abating envigorating remedying alleviating restoring freeing refreshing loyal sentimental fervent close reverent earnest faithful reverential demonstrative biddable pliable amenable tractable persuadable pliant adaptable onside persuasible suasible game in the know close-knit bound up accessible useful forthcoming expressing adoration glad to be of assistance free open unsparing comradely fulsome freehearted self-sacrificing chummy civilized prodigal mannerly bonhomous civilised buddy-buddy urbane gregarious matey high-minded honest honourable jovial outgoing mild-mannered honorable just hearty permissive well-bred unassuming personable peaceful gentlemanly well mannered clubby charming peaceable handsome lofty ladylike extroverted soft-touch decorous fair loose palsy-walsy genteel conversable clubbable polished profuse palsy intimate conciliatory cheery excellent long-suffering pardoning modest hail-fellow-well-met unreserved reasonable placid pally fraternal self-denying lovely courtly collegial cultivated suave abundant mollycoddling condoning pampering quiet hail-fellow accommodative broad-minded acceptable ready temperate self-effacing natural equitable humble chirpy upright pacific plenteous mushy righteous extrovert unstinted winsome refined moral perky cool willingly given bland discreet company-loving well-behaved high uninhibited harmless politic couthy almsgiving going easy on disinterested regular cosy cozy lax self-forgetting light well bred overindulgent moralistic ample spoiling denying incorruptible well-meaning meek mother allowing stoical excusing permitting yielding serene plentiful touchy-feely conscientious resigned communal extravagant full stoic uncomplaining like-minded heedful worthy soft-shell unpresumptuous observant glowing ethical respectable tranquil unflappable winning virtuous rave prepossessing unrestrained restrained longanimous sweet-natured principled upstanding unctuous elevated great lordly submissive being big amorous cultured extraverted self-controlled self-restrained swell debonair good-mannered smooth clubable formal poised soft-spoken well behaved well spoken well brought up well-spoken self-forgetful unprejudiced vulnerable bubbly suitable becoming confident sensible wonderful immaculate personal thoughty guestfriendly amusing confiding hilarious jocose entertaining kindred funny amical comical attached vibrant happy-go-lucky compatible jocular on good terms understandable nonmalignant emotional rich beneficial nonthreatening goody-goody angelical spotless social-minded holy pharisaical esteemed creditable respected inoffensive unerring patriotic contributing donating prosocial pitiful advantageous worried anxious couth cosseting emollient letting assuasive favoring humoring appealing ingratiating responsible heartfelt stately informal brother's sibling familial genealogical profitable taking captivating enchanting unmarred pietistical pristine unflawed chaste graceful pietistic favouring humouring laid back wholehearted genuine sincere soft-shelled nonjudgmental overpermissive communicative relaxed guiding docile protecting supporting caretaking placable idealistic public- spirited heroic as nice as pie simpatico inviting eager beneficient valuable non-malignant live with backslapping Robin Hood good scout unmean Christian deep condescending obsequious punctilious copacetic familiar tight handy wellmannered non-confrontational lamblike shy demure dove-like sublime lively valiant goodish non-hostile virginal untouched unblamable redeemable redeeming prayerful unkind unrelenting cruel excessive procrustean inexorable overgenerous favorably inclined favourably inclined well brought-up unconstrained knightly composed going along with salutary willing to forgive dovelike retiring overabundant immoderate intemperate profligate wasteful thriftless improvident conflict-free attention-seeking jolly bluff trustworthy buddy buddy easy-oasy equable chilled wild able to live with barley-sugar concordant agreeing square shooting accordant right nice user friendly on tap on deck dependable incorrupt Santa Claus proper merry casual free-and-easy unstinging exuberant reserved unobtrusive simple down-to-earth unpretentious downright neighborly jejune vapid dull subservient spiritless obeisant forbearant tame flat subdued kin elegant willing to help enduring imperturbable unexcitable upbeat joyous jocund glad chipper enlivening upper up sunny blithe overfond undemanding straight right true persistent philosophical persevering over the top living with romantic enamoured lovey-dovey addicted enamored has heart in right place equanimous untiring mild-tempered unruffled self-possessed inexcitable passive sunny side up going easy with stand-up subtle judicious delicate impassive philosophic fortitudinous weak spineless boneless silly over unimposing clean-living all right on the up and up well-brought-up squeaky clean right-minded prudent seemly with the patience of Job dexterous wise skilled adroit skillful cautious tactical deft skilful savvy dextrous treating with kid gloves treating something with kid gloves honeyed eulogizing sugary saccharine encomiastical with highest recommendation fair-spoken eulogising sycophantic celebrating honouring highly favourable fawning highly favorable honoring well-wishing with high praise

Adjective

Serving or working in an auxiliary capacity
auxiliary backup accessory reserve supporting ancillary complementary secondary spare subordinate subsidiary adjuvant appurtenant assistant contributory subservient abetting collateral supplemental supplementary peripheral accompanying accessorial extra additional add-on optional more aiding minor bonus further assisting appended affixed second on the side lesser added increased reciprocal correlative associate second-fiddle second-class top-up augmenting conducive instrumental attendant helpful useful advantageous beneficial valuable serviceable flunky bush-league assisting in other fresh new substitute another standby farther replacement alternative surplus temporary relief alternate supernumerary fall-back emergency second-string lower fallback inferior junior marginal lower-level stopgap smaller less makeshift second-rate helping satellite acting lower-grade caretaker interim back-up provisional insignificant surrogate locum sub proxy substitutive less important third-string stand-in fill-in superfluous tentative over-and-above adscititious incremental derivative repeat else unused extramural coincident adminicular attending concomitant incident side immaterial extracurricular deputy younger leftover free provisionary intervening provisory lowly slighter transitional supererogatory youngest under pro tem pinch-hitting ad interim pro tempore short-term one more extraneous excess new-found lower than non-operational low-ranking unimportant petty of lesser importance than less important than branch cooperative subject tributory lower-ranking vice- low-grade sub- adjunct in store in reserve temp dinky nether reduced minor-league small-fry low small-time undersized small bottom subjacent bush tributary outranked paltry a notch under of little account supply back up second-banana of little importance dummy improvised quick-and-dirty make-do rough-and-ready throwaway slapdash

Adjective

Denotes a constructive or productive feeling
positive constructive encouraging favorable favourable optimistic productive beneficial effective enthusiastic good helpful reassuring valuable affirmative approving bright corroborative heartening hopeful inspiring promising solid uplifting worthwhile effectual influential reasonable useful meaningful accurate authentic clean demonstrable efficacious faithful genial in the affirmative official Panglossian profitable significant steady straight-shooting wholehearted forward-looking practical pragmatic progressive purposeful successful agreeing assenting concurring confirming consenting sound propitious auspicious golden fair roseate likely upbeat rose-colored rosy acquiescent affirming confirmative endorsing confirmatory acknowledging supporting ratifying complying affirmatory advantageous rewarding expedient wholesome fruitful prosperous opportune agreeable benevolent instrumental advisable of assistance friendly meritorious serviceable beneficent benignant of use remunerative kindly toward of benefit gainful benefic appropriate worthy gratifying behooveful lucrative nice timely suitable win-win of value benign worth it of service in one's interests in one's best interests convenient salutary fitting fit apt desirable fortunate lucky handy sensible wise providential economic conducive proper prudent paying operative seasonable felicitous of help recommended strategic moneymaking judicious happy invaluable usable politic right seemly functional efficient best fat juicy satisfying applicable money-spinning practicable potent well-timed fortuitous suggested tactical welcome necessary workable satisfactory heaven-sent pleasing adequate valid informative fulfilling preferable commonsensical acceptable utile well timed powerful adaptable cheering pleasant utilizable needed commodious meet substantial logical consumable thriving capable sagacious versatile exploitable going utilitarian sweet to one's advantage enriching employable utilisable financially rewarding well paid facilitative important illuminating wieldy full of promise provident healthful decent rational charitable brave pleasurable generous formative relevant working recommendable estimable money-making furthersome well essential favoring active rich favouring well-paying dexter competent well spent profit-making available operational functioning correct telling applied ultrapractical operable applicative actionable requisite accessible forcible viable strong virtuous serendipitous decisive determinative conclusive running current blessed hot central feasible favoured favored for the best befitting in the black in working order expendable unused exhaustible open subservient ready to your advantage multipurpose at hand at disposal in order justifiable well disposed pleasureful flattering gentle contributive healing edifying excellent moderate warm clement commendable counselable good for one charmed desired preferred exemplary priceless worth the effort industrious generative heartwarming comforting gladdening suited commercial good for you plus shrewd astute reasoned accommodating tasteful recompensing merciful smiling halcyon for-profit renumerative altruistic humanitarian kind required canny effecting qualified accomplishing achieving big-hearted disposable comfortable well-spent well-suited instructive pivotal vital crucial respectable healthy indicated high-income flukey fluky fitted in one's favour in one's favor on one's side jammy financially worthwhile forceful paramount indispensable imperative critical ripe fit to be eaten comestible fit for human consumption safe to eat common edible in running order up and running at your disposal operating ready for use available for use fit for use circumspect far-sighted in one's interest well-paid neat in demand appreciated fundamental key respected admired exigent compelling definitive best suited presentable clear bankable cost-effective high-paying called for called-for just casual incidental enviable accidental energetic puissant user friendly user-friendly a good idea enough born with a silver spoon in your mouth well-off congruous commendatory salubrious tolerable hygienic all right conformable becoming commending unobjectionable protean ample pat loved esteemed worth its weight in gold held dear of the essence booming flourishing fatness well-designed user-oriented easy-to-use nifty worthful hot property scarce paid cost effective manageable lush fructuous natty easy to use enjoyable going concern paid off very productive useable self-serving to one's own advantage in one's own interests grateful congenial delightsome darling dulcet savoury luscious blest jolly dreamy pretty tasty heavenly delectable delicious delightful palatable savory durable hard-wearing dependable sustaining sufficient nourishing satiating happiness-inducing refreshing assistive aiding sturdy stout hitting the spot flexible pliant multifunction multiuse most correct

Adjective

Having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
keen faithful constant dependable devoted loyal patriotic staunch dutiful steadfast true ardent fanatical impervious steady unfaltering emphatic fervent stalwart trusted enduring firm stout trustworthy zealous committed genuine resolute dedicated impassioned obdurate solid close inexorable reliable strong unwavering allegiant hardened persistent trusty devout fervid perfervid stable unflinching good immovable passionate strict unswerving true-blue true-hearted tried and tested tried and true true to life fast pious stanch down-the-line enthusiastic intense wholehearted attentive concerned consecrated admiring adherent avid true blue abiding unqualified intent single-minded certain unquestioning durable never-failing big doting fond rabid exuberant earnest eager vehement deep adoring honest upright pure moral tried sure virtuous sincere honourable righteous right ethical nice straight secure safe decent responsible just trustable honorable calculable right-minded veridical undistorted liege no lie confirmed estimable high-principled up front scrupulous tried-and-true conscientious creditable square on the up and up worthy truehearted all right principled upstanding noble respectable incorruptible reputable unfailing high-minded fair unshakeable proper law-abiding truthful fixed dyed-in-the-wool established blameless unshakable stand-up unchanging straightforward determined uncompromising equitable sound stubborn laudable settled exemplary conscionable admirable serious correct unyielding irreproachable tenacious saintly immaculate unrelenting undeviating inflexible hard-core kosher set anti-corruption sensible deep-dyed absolute unhesitating on the level vigorous impartial immutable persevering unbending sinless guiltless adamant purposeful unimpeachable moralistic intransigent obstinate deep-rooted strong-willed praiseworthy meritorious complete angelic proved commendable unflagging bound consistent authentic card-carrying definite dogged sturdy thorough brave entrenched squeaky clean credible clean courageous indefatigable elevated inveterate bold innocent thoroughgoing chivalrous spirited respected indomitable bona fide insistent aboveboard long-standing relentless stiff implacable profound morally correct tested deep-seated right-thinking squeaky-clean out-and-out rock-ribbed orthodox through and through unfeigned bred-in-the-bone full of integrity undaunted knightly rigid heartfelt sworn attached rooted unchangeable reasonable resolved pertinacious lofty level-headed even venerable valiant hard-working strong-minded unstained impeccable bulldog plucky chaste circumspect lawful courteous mettlesome decided gritty strenuous diehard assiduous diligent fair-minded uncorrupted fitting habitual invariable ingrained incorrigible untiring tough red-hot unshaken incurable long-established noble-minded stout-hearted same behind one equal traditional conservative die-hard above board spunky incorrupt mad keen clean-living unadulterated pure as the driven snow through-and-through dead set on meaning business well-established reverent unalloyed rational natural infallible lasting proven driven undiluted approved certified predictable unlimited torrid equable intrenched redoubtable great intrepid warm untarnished unvarying revering fiery daring utter bosom veracious venerating regular unflappable gallant magnanimous attested positive supreme boon seasoned obedient steely competent forthright mature chronic copper-bottomed legit faultless objective continuous well-balanced unprejudiced unbiased unbribable confiding loving affectionate indelible pledged direct purposive tried and trusted unfluctuating inculpable ineradicable whole-hearted humane fail-safe godly saintlike deliberate punctilious uniform deserving unapologetic unashamed unmovable decisive homogeneous wholesome of principle benevolent explicit unerring dinkum perseverant holy spiritual of good repute manful all-consuming compulsive string along with indifferent evenhanded nonpartisan disinterested on the up-and-up orderly well-mannered candid indurate gutsy dispassionate hard-line distinguished always there persisting unbendable unalterable instilled goody-goody self-righteous infixed whiter than white four-square rock solid well established well-founded hell-bent on fair and square bent on bent upon out and out deeply ingrained deep-down do-or-die deep-set full-fledged salt of the earth hell-bent upon creditworthy unswervable humble uncontrived unpretentious right-hand important principal main favorite honored fundamentalist sane religious believable prayerful intimate discreet adult go-to immobile changeless inseparable capable powerful abject burning acute God-fearing rocklike patient quality upfront active definitive in good faith effective unmistakable Christian heightened severe extraordinary extreme exceptional consuming seemly full of determination grim godlike philanthropic matchless peerless charitable philanthropical morally right morally acceptable full-bore unrepentant tireless rightful as thick as thieves arrant right-down sedulous decorous capable of being trusted worshipping worshiping heart-and-soul pietistic stirring excessive inflamed rousing grave on one's side endless boundless heroic valorous chivalric balanced permanent cohesive importunate stiff-necked to the core keen as mustard congenital carrying the load impersonal embedded audacious steamroller nervy powerhouse forceful unafraid resilient valid inexhaustible foolproof guaranteed coherent deeply felt refined purified perfect greathearted gentlemanly high lordly sublime on-the-level right and proper on the square fair-and-square good as one's word to be counted on goody two-shoes honoured favourite fortified irremovable excellent valuable worthwhile possessive mulish unforgetful pristine veritable ceaseless bulletproof perdurable sterling fine dapper alright unmarred unobjectionable clean-cut esteemed lily-white highly regarded inoffensive precious applaudable model thinking twice fastidious critical extremely careful heedful punctual exact precise long-lived long-lasting neutral even-handed non-partisan open-minded legitimate surefire can't-miss unfading undying continual justifiable justified invaluable hanging tough bound and determined courtly straight-up dug in set firm assured well balanced well-built sure-fire of good report A-1 first-class anti-discrimination non-discriminatory above suspicion as good as one's word worthy of trust fly right boy scout to be trusted down home studious intemerate conformist recognized classic demonstrated failsafe bottomless used recognised gentlemanlike manly great-hearted quixotic unmixed real unstinting full unambiguous total unreserved categorical observant delivering there eternal come-through continuing virginal confident uncolored nondiscriminatory maidenly well grounded from the horse's mouth well founded unmitigated unrestricted unequivocal unconditional undivided hearty assertive sheer hard single-hearted old faithful virgin modest in the bag shoo-in conclusive unanxious undoubtful sanguine easy nailed down able locked on carefree hopeful determinate dominant in earnest unmalleable expected raw flawless out tried out put to the test time-honoured safe as houses unsullied prevailing inexpugnable domineering true to the end going bent counted on undefiled outright doctrinal true to type as keen as mustard given over to stainless spotless unblemished entire fullhearted hard-and-fast guileless unspoilt unaffected tall in the saddle on one's mettle insistent on intent upon intent on set on determined to committed to the idea of hell bent on hang tough stand pat quickest shortest linear perennial lifelong 24-carat celibate continent vestal white unprofaned inviolate unspotted unblighted kind obliging impenitent irredeemable unreformable obsessive longtime similar static helpful neighbourly of the true faith of the faith accommodating accustomed inured habituated staid lily white wide-eyed sustained identical unvaried matching equivalent invariant generous thoughtful gracious friendly amiable considerate hospitable hundred percent whole-souled sicker above reproach agreeable indulgent kindly unselfish amicable civil comradely altruistic benign sympathetic monotonous pure as driven snow babe in woods G-rated wet behind ears sociable polite pleasant without reservations ordered fated irreversible unmodifiable fateful well-proportioned ossified plumb symmetrical unbroken systematic consonant level undiversified of a piece normal compatible methodical smooth monolithic genial regardful peaceable companionable mannerly well-disposed neighborly well mannered well-brought-up beeline straight line straight ahead bee-line not crooked horizontal hard-shell firmly established irreprehensible without reproach in the clear of excellent character

Adjective

Combining in such a way as to enhance or emphasize the qualities of each other or another
complementary reciprocal compatible corresponding harmonising harmonizing interdependent matching companion complementing harmonious complemental completing correlative interrelated interrelating supplemental supplementary supporting twin balancing commutual completory conclusive correspondent crowning equivalent fellow filling finishing integral integrative interconnected matched mated opposite paired parallel perfecting comparable analogous congruent consonant consistent like equal resembling resemblant similar coordinating related identical duplicate cognate connate suchlike alike akin congruous same ditto such kindred undifferentiated accordant interchangeable coordinative commensurate uniform synonymous homogeneous conforming homogenous indistinguishable tallying concordant double toning mutual proportionate agreeing in agreement tantamount close near homologous substitutable unvaried undiverse conformable relative the same much the same dependent corroborative corroboratory correlated confirmational corroborating symphonious of a piece twinlike reminiscent analogical undifferenced coequal kin much of a muchness on par cut from the same cloth selfsame of a kind confirmatory standardised standardized substantiating nonconflicting confirming coherent obverse melodious musical cooperative concurring euphonious comparative affinitive tuneful proportional commensurable approximative euphonic conformable to correspondent to correspondent with reciprocatory exchanged give-and-take reciprocative symphonic jibing even exact answering canorous closely related agnate proximate affiliate shared joint common allied substitute equalling equaling congeneric carbon copy relating congenerous invariant one and the same allying dead ringer not unlike approximating connatural congenial fungible unvarying Xerox coextensive alternate on the order of closely linked closely connected concomitant two-way communal coordinate exchangeable convertible changeable relational blending coupled all of a piece like peas in a pod like two peas in a pod associated connected affiliated same difference approximate incident look-alike Tweedledum and Tweedledee on a par like Tweedledum and Tweedledee linked coterminous symmetrical amounting qualified consanguine coincident according contingent on the same wavelength same as tied like-minded in accord of one mind equalized equalised conditional very approaching very same even-steven exactly the same even-stevens spitting image identic to the same degree evenly matched on the same page impossible to tell apart of the same mind conterminous autologous homologized coinciding looking like looking alike unanimous with one voice counterpart carbon copy synonymous with commensurate with connected with allied with cognated associate generic general universal relatable almost identical respective verging on bordering on as good a match concurrent facsimile much the same as attractive likeable likable germane the same as as good as of a piece with the dead spit a dead ringer transposable commutable regular invariable in the same category of that ilk workalike converse swappable interconvertible not a million miles away from harmonised harmonized treadmill of the same kind stack up with on a plane break even on level pegging dual twofold sister co- duplex binary double-edged bipartite double-barreled referring reliant geminate clone drawn copied second duplicating accompanying bifold joined balanced carbon-copy united combined bound married with nothing to choose between them nip and tuck on a level side by side close together level pegging neck and neck all square level in a position of equality amalgamated leagued confederate unified integrated syndicated cooperating by comparison modified aligned wed friendly partnered in league in cahoots allusive metaphorical not absolute reasonable vying contrastive in proportion restricted fair rivalling provisional not positive rivaling in comparison with reservation hand in glove suitable sympathetic in tune coming from the same direction singing the same song harmonious with in accordance with congruous with compatible with according with consistent with accordant with concordant with in rapport in harmony with at one with in agreement with more or less the same

Adjective

Hortative or cohortative

Antonym of supportive

supportive Idiom, Proverb

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