lend support to (something)

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lend support to (something)

1. To add information or details to something, especially to make it seem more credible or probable. Do you have any evidence that lends support to your assertion? We cannot do anything that will lend support to our opponents' allegations about us.
2. To provide assistance or approval to something. The president is lending support to the governor's re-election campaign. Your department will have responsibility, but the sales team will lend support to the project if needed.
See also: lend, support

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.
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This ban on plastic, he said has also inspired our friends in Diplomatic Enclave to lend support to the government through DiploGreen initiative and I am grateful to you for that, he said.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 01 (ANI): Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) has decided to lend support to the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and extension of President Rule in the state in the Rajya Sabha.
11 PML-N UC chairmen lend support to PPP's candidate in NA-60
How do you expect an independent, balanced and objective investigation by the authorities when ministers shamelessly and with impunity lend support to this kind of conduct,"asked Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi Sinha felicitated seven convicted cow vigilantes after they were released on bail and Giriraj Singh met riot accused in a Bihar jail.
ISLAMABAD -- Australia continues to encourage and lend support to Pakistan's efforts to end violence against women, the Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson said here Friday in a message on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
e Mayor, Coun Fay Cunningham and Mayoress, Stella Matthewson, turned up at Asda to lend support to air cadets who were raising money for the Mayor's Charity.
"Subsequently all political forces must lend support to the patriotic army in order to safeguard the country from Takfeerist perils," he went on.
Salah-ud-Din said, "Pakistan as a cardinal party to the Kashmir dispute is constitutionally justified to lend support to the people for Kashmir on all fronts."
The Asian member associations of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) will lend support to the nomination of Lt.-Col.
Summary: As part of its community services, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched it 'Ramadan Ration' and 'Charity Bus' campaign to lend support to the needy families in Dubai, and aid the humanitarian cases registered with the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children.
We estimate 1H 2009 financials from Cherkizovo Group as positive and believe they could lend support to its stock valuations.
"Each month we receive numerous requests to lend support to various different good causes.
F-Word TV star Ramsay and his wife Tana were there with Beckham's wife Victoria to lend support to the England ace's LA Galaxy side against Chivas USA.
However, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern agreed in March to lend support to the event by holding a state reception afterwards in Iveagh House.
Drop me an email if you fancy attending or can lend support to the initiative - j.hillcoat@sundaymail.co.uk