Providing vs Supporting - What's the difference?

providing | supporting |


As verbs the difference between providing and supporting

is that providing is while supporting is .

As a noun providing

is something provided; a provision.

As an adjective supporting is

that supports.

providing

English

Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something provided; a provision.
  • * 1869 , Justin Dewey Fulton, The true woman (page 108)
  • the neglect of domestic duties, on the part of many wives, is, no doubt, attributable to the slovenly tenements, and inadequate providings , and careless neglect of the husbands.

    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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