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
As a noun auxiliary is
a person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.
Held in position, especially from below.
Furnished with corroborating evidence.
Helped or aided.
Helping]]; [[give, giving assistance or support.
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.
- auxiliary troops
* (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.
A marching band colorguard.
- 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]