garter vs supporter what difference

what is difference between garter and supporter

English

Etymology

From Middle English garter, from Old Northern French gartier, from Old French garet (compare Old French jartier, from jaret), from Gaulish *garrā, from Proto-Celtic *garros (calf, shank) (compare Cornish gar, Cornish gar,Middle Welsh garr, Old Irish gairr). Cognate with French jarretière.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡɑːtə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡɑːɹtɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)

Noun

garter (plural garters)

  1. A band worn around the leg to hold up a sock or stocking.
  2. (heraldry) A bendlet.

Derived terms

  • garter snake
  • have someone’s guts for garters
  • Order of the Garter

Translations

Verb

garter (third-person singular simple present garters, present participle gartering, simple past and past participle gartered)

  1. to fasten with a garter

Anagrams

  • Trager, garret, grater

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • gartere, gartier, gertier

Etymology

Borrowed from Old French gartier.

Noun

garter (plural garters)

  1. garter

Descendants

  • English: garter
  • Yola: ghurteare, gurteare

References

  • “garter, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.


English

Etymology

From Middle English supporter, supportour, equivalent to support +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /səˈpɔː.tə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /səˈpɔɹ.tɚ/, /-ɾɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: sup‧port‧er

Noun

supporter (plural supporters)

  1. A person who gives support to someone or something.
    1. A person who supports, promotes, advocates or champions a cause, movement, or political party; an adherent.
    2. A person who provides moral or physical support to another; an attendant participating in a ceremony or procession.
    3. (sports) Someone who is a fan of a certain sports team or sportsperson.
  2. Something that supports another thing.
    1. Something that supports a structure such as a building or a sculpture.
    2. (heraldry) An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.
    3. A garter worn around the leg to support a sock or stocking.
      • 1957, J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, “Zooey”, in Franny and Zooey, Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown and Company, published 1961, ISBN 978-0-316-76954-9; LB Books edition, New York, N.Y.: LB Books, 1991, ISBN 978-0-606-28833-0, page 117:
        From the radiator, where he was attaching supporters to his socks, Zooey glanced up at her.
    4. Clipping of athletic supporter.

Synonyms

  • adherent
  • proponent

Antonyms

  • detractor
  • opponent

Translations

Anagrams

  • superport

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English supporter.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sʏˈpɔrtər/, /syˈpɔrtər/
  • Hyphenation: sup‧por‧ter

Noun

supporter m (plural supporters, diminutive supportertje n)

  1. (sports) A supporter, a sports fan supporting a certain team or person.

French

Etymology 1

From Latin supportō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sy.pɔʁ.te/

Verb

supporter

  1. to support
  2. to bear
    • François Pérusse
      Je ne supporte pas le mot injustice.

      I can’t bear the word injustice.
Conjugation

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English supporter.

Alternative forms

  • supporteur

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sy.pɔʁ.tɛʁ/

Noun

supporter m (plural supporters)

  1. (sports) supporter, fan

Further reading

  • “supporter” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English supporter.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /supˈpɔr.ter/

Noun

supporter m or f (invariable)

  1. supporter, fan
  2. support act

References


Latin

Verb

supporter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of supportō

Swedish

Noun

supporter c

  1. supporter, fan
    Synonym: anhängare

Declension

References

  • supporter in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • supporter in Svensk ordbok (SO)
  • supporter in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)

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