Supporter vs Provider - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between supporter and provider
is that supporter
is a person who gives support to someone or something while provider
is one who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.
A person who gives support to someone or something.
# A person who supports, promotes, advocates or champions a cause or movement; an adherent.
# A person who provides moral or physical support to another; an attendant participating in a ceremony or procession.
# (sports) Someone who is a fan of a certain sports team or sportsperson.
Something that supports another thing.
# Something that supports a structure such as a building or a sculpture.
# (heraldry) An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.
# A garter worn around the leg to support a sock or stocking.
#* 1957 , , 1991 LB Books edition, page 117,
- There were 10,000 supporters in the last match.
- From the radiator, where he was attaching supporters to his socks, Zooey glanced up at her.
One who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.
* Internet service provider
* health care service provider