Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun supporter

5 senses of supporter

Sense 1
supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend -- (a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library")
       => advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent -- (a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea)

Sense 2
patron, sponsor, supporter -- (someone who supports or champions something)
       => benefactor, helper -- (a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help))

Sense 3
assistant, helper, help, supporter -- (a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work")
       => worker -- (a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker")

Sense 4
garter, supporter -- (a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve))
       => band -- (a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body))

Sense 5
athletic supporter, supporter, suspensor, jockstrap, jock -- (a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise)
       => protective garment -- (clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury)
       => man's clothing -- (clothing that is designed for men to wear)

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