support services


Support may refer to:

Business and finance

Support (technical analysis) In stock market technical analysis, support and resistance are certain predetermined levels of the price of a security (finance), security at which it is thought that the price will tend to stop and reverse. These levels are denoted by multiple t ...
Child support Child support (or child maintenance) is an ongoing, periodic payment made by a parent for the financial benefit of a child (or parent, caregiver, guardian, or state) following the end of a marriage or other similar relationship. Child maintenance ...
Customer support Customer support is a range of customer service Customer service is the provision of Service (economics), service to customers before, during, and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can a ...
Income Support Income Support is an income-related benefit in the United Kingdom for some people who are on a low income, but have a reason for not actively seeking work. Claimants of Income Support may be entitled to certain other benefits, for example, Housing ...


Support (structure)A structural support is a part of a building or structure that provides the necessary stiffness and strength in order to resist the internal forces (vertical forces of gravity and lateral forces due to wind and earthquakes) and guide them safely to ...
, or lateral support, a type of structural support to help prevent sideways movement * Structural support, architectural components that include arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers

Law and politics

* Advocacy, in politics, support for constituencies, issues, or legislation * Lateral and subjacent support, a legal term


Mathematics (generally)

* Support (mathematics), subset of the domain of a function where it is non-zero valued * Support (measure theory), a subset of a measurable space * Supporting hyperplane, sometimes referred to as support


* Support, the natural logarithm of the likelihood function#, likelihood ratio, as used in phylogenetics * Method of support, in statistics, a technique that is used to make inferences from datasets * Support of a distribution where the probability or probability density is positive


* Close air support * Combat service support * Combat support * Fire support


* Moral support * Peer support * Social support * Support group * Sympathy

Science and technology

* Catalyst support, in chemistry and materials science * Life support, in medicine * Technical support, help for computer hardware, software, or electronic goods

See also

* Support vessel (disambiguation) {{disambiguation