Supporting vs Helping - What's the difference?

supporting | helping |


As verbs the difference between supporting and helping

is that supporting is while helping is .

As an adjective supporting

is that supports.

As a noun helping is

(countable) a portion or serving, especially of food that one takes for oneself, or to which one helps oneself;.

supporting

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • That supports.
  • Derived terms

    * supporting actor * supporting aircraft * supporting arms * supporting artillery * supporting attack * supporting character

    Verb

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  • helping

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (countable) A portion or serving, especially of food that one takes for oneself, or to which one helps oneself;
  • She eagerly took a second helping of ice cream.
  • (figurative, countable) An amount or quantity
  • *{{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=June 19 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 1-0 Ukraine , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Wayne Rooney marked his England return with the goal that secured a place in Euro 2012's last eight - but it was a rough passage eased by helpings of good fortune and controversy against Ukraine.}}

    Verb

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