From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
104 Moby Thesaurus words for "sustainer": Maecenas, abettor, admirer, advocate, aficionado, alpenstock, angel, apologist, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backer, backing, bandeau, bearer, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, broadcast, buff, buttress, cane, canned show, carrier, cervix, champion, commercial, commercial program, corset, crook, crutch, defender, dependence, electrical transcription, encourager, endorser, exponent, fan, favorer, foundation garment, friend at court, fulcrum, girdle, guy, guywire, jock, jockstrap, lover, mainstay, maintainer, mast, neck, network show, newscast, paranymph, partisan, patron, promoter, prop, protagonist, radio fare, radiobroadcast, rebroadcast, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, reliance, rerun, rest, resting place, rigging, second, seconder, sectary, serial, shoulder, shroud, sider, soap opera, sound effects, spine, sponsor, sportscast, sprit, staff, stalwart, standby, standing rigging, stave, stay, stick, stiffener, strengthener, support, supporter, sympathizer, taped program, upholder, votary, walking stick, well-wisher
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