Upholding vs Supporting - What's the difference?

upholding | supporting |


As verbs the difference between upholding and supporting

is that upholding is while supporting is .

As a noun upholding

is the act by which something is upheld.

As an adjective supporting is

that supports.

upholding

English

Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is upheld.
  • * 2010 , Tom S. Clark, The Limits of Judicial Independence
  • supporting

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That supports.
  • Derived terms

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

    Verb

    (head)