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lend support to (something)

1. To embellish something; to add information or details to something, especially to make it seem more credible or probable. He splashed mud all over his car and clothes to lend support to his story about being in the mountains all weekend. We cannot do anything that will lend support to our opponents' allegations about us.
2. To give something one's support or assistance. The president is lending support to the governor's re-election campaign. Your department will have responsibility for the project, but the sales team will lend support if needed.
See also: lend, support

lend credence to (something)

To embellish something; to add information or details to something, especially to make it seem more credible or probable. He splashed mud all over his car and clothes to lend credence to his story about being in the mountains all weekend. We cannot do anything that will lend credence to our opponents' allegations about us.
See also: credence, lend

give credence to someone or something

to consider someone or something as believable or trustworthy. How can you give credence to a person like Henry? I can't give any credence to Donald. He tells lies. Don't give credence to what he says. Please don't give credence to that newspaper article.
See also: credence, give

lend supˈport, ˈweight, ˈcredence, etc. to something

make something seem more likely to be true or genuine: This latest evidence lends support to her theory.
See also: lend, something
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The Credence ID website and related support portal for Certified Partners continues to be a valuable tool through which we interact with current and potential partners, said Bruce Hanson, CEO & President.
Partnering with Credence Security allows eSentire to gain market presence and access to a key part of the EMEA market, connecting its service capabilities to partners and customers in that region.
As an eSentire distributor for reseller partners in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa, Credence Security will have dedicated resources focusing on providing pre-sales support to partners and end customers for eSentire's core portfolio of Active Threat Protection services, specifically Network Interceptor, Host Interceptor, Log Sentry and Continuous Vulnerability Scanning (CVS).
By providing valuable technology resources, Credence and HKSTP can help local companies in Hong Kong prosper in the competitive global electronics market.
Credence Systems Corporation is changing the future of semiconductor production by integrating test solutions throughout the design, validation and production processes.
With a credence good, a consumer can never really learn most of what he or she would like to know about the good, even after using it many times.
However, classifying goods into search, experience, and credence categories can present conceptual and practical difficulties, limiting the usefulness of the approach.
This is an extremely exciting time for us at Credence Security -- we are in the process of growing our presence across the Middle East, Africa and India.
Together 3M and Credence Technologies will offer a powerful lineup of products, technology, and industry experience that will help customers increase productivity and product reliability.
Credence Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:CMOS) is a leading provider of debug, characterization and ATE solutions for the global semiconductor industry.
The Credence Piranha is a cost-effective solution for testing high volume devices with low and medium pin counts.
Credence Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:CMOS) a leading provider of test solutions from design to production for the worldwide semiconductor industry, today announced the release date of their fourth quarter fiscal year 2004 earnings results.
Nasdaq:FORM), a leading provider of advanced wafer probe cards, and Credence Systems Corporation, the industry's leading provider of design-to-test solutions for the global semiconductor industry, today announced that FormFactor has developed the first 72-DUT (device under test) NOR Flash memory wafer probe solution for the Credence Kalos(R) 2 test system.
Credence Mortgage, Inc, has been named to the 2003 Philadelphia 100 as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the Greater Philadelphia Region.