Supported vs Auxiliary - What's the difference?

supported | auxiliary |

As adjectives the difference between supported and auxiliary

is that supported is held in position, especially from below while auxiliary is helping]]; [[give|giving assistance or support.

As a verb supported

is (support).

As a noun auxiliary is

a person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.




(en adjective)
  • Held in position, especially from below.
  • Furnished with corroborating evidence.
  • Helped or aided.
  • Having supporters.
  • Antonyms

    * unsupported


  • (support)
  • auxiliary



  • Helping]]; [[give, giving assistance or support.
  • auxiliary troops
  • Supplementary or subsidiary.
  • Held in reserve for exceptional circumstances.
  • (nautical) Of a ship, having both sails and an engine.
  • (grammar) Relating to an auxiliary verb.
  • Synonyms

    * (supplementary) accessory * (having sails and engine) motorsailer


  • A person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.
  • A sailing vessel equipped with an engine.
  • (grammar) An auxiliary verb.
  • *
  • The three traditionally recognized Non-modal Auxiliaries' are the per-
    fective '''Auxiliary''' ''have'', the progressive '''Auxiliary''' ''be'', and the passive '''Auxiliary

    ''be''. Perfective ''have'' is so-called because it marks the completion (hence, ''perfec-
    tion'') of an action; it is followed by a VP headed by a perfective ''-n'' participle, as
    (121)    The referee has [VP ''shown
    him the red card]
  • A marching band colorguard.
  • See also

    * axillary