Definitions of steun
  1. n any device that bears the weight of another thing

    Synonyms: onderstel, onderwerk, ruggensteun, ruggesteun, rugsteun, stut, wagenstel
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    rug, rugleuning
    a support that you can lean against while sitting
    one of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing
    standaard, stander, voet
    a support or foundation
    lager, peiling
    a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
    boekensteun, boekenstut
    a support placed at the end of a row of books to keep them upright (on a shelf or table)
    a support that steadies or strengthens something else
    console, karbeel, kraagsteen, kraagstuk
    a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
    a wooden support that holds the strings up
    a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
    penant, strekdam
    a support for two adjacent bridge spans
    penant, strekdam
    (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)
    rek, ruif, standaard, stander
    a support for displaying various articles
    brugpijler, rib
    support resembling the rib of an animal
    rock-'n-roller, rocker, tuimelschakelaar
    a curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro
    kamerzetel, zitje
    any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
    hoedenplank, hoedeplank, plank, schap
    a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
    spaak, spaakbeen
    support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
    trede, tree
    support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
    stapes, stijgbeugel
    support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go
    landingsgestel, onderstel, onderwerk, wagenstel
    framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle
    arm, armleuning
    a support for the arm
    a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
    kogelkussen, kogellager, rollager, rollenblok
    bearings containing small metal balls
    balk, bint, weversboom
    long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
    a shelf on which to keep books
    bucket-seat, bucketseat, crapaud, kuipstoel
    a low single seat as in cars or planes
    the back of a saddle seat
    console, karbeel, kraagsteen, kraagstuk
    (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
    olie- en azijnstelletje, olie-en-azijnstel, olie-en-azijnstelletje, oliestel
    a stand for cruets containing various condiments
    a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
    a rest for the head
    an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground
    lectuurbak, tijdschriftenbak
    a rack for displaying magazines
    schoorsteen, schoorsteenmantel, schouw
    shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    lessenaar, muzieklessenaar, muziekstandaard
    a light stand for holding sheets of printed music
    buddy-seat, buddyseat, duozadel, duozitting
    a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.
    pistoolgreep, revolvergreep
    a handle (as of a gun or saw) shaped like the butt of a pistol
    vliegstoel, vliegtuigstoel
    a seat on a commercial airliner
    kattebak, kattenbak
    a folding outside seat in the back of some early cars
    a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
    a decorative wall bracket for holding candles or other sources of light
    kozijn, onderdorpel
    structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure
    rower's seat that slides fore and aft
    a rack for displaying containers filled with spices
    loopvlak, rijvlak
    structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
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    apparaat, hulp, hulpje, hulpmiddel, toestel, utiliteit
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

    n supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation

    Synonyms: ruggensteun, ruggesteun, rugsteun, stut
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    the lowest part of an entablature; rests immediately on the capitals of the columns
    kelderverdieping, onderhuis, souterrain
    the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture
    beer, schoorpijler, steunbeer
    a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
    basement, basis, fondament, fondement, fondering, fundament, fundering, grond, grondslag, grondvest, grondvesting, ondergrond, onderlaag, spoordam, substraat
    lowest support of a structure
    an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
    stopbalk, stopping
    a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
    a buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch
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    a structure that serves to support something

    n aiding the cause or policy or interests of

    Synonyms: bemoediging, ondersteuning, steunpilaar, support
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    adhesie, agreatie, fiat, goedkeuring, goedvinden, instemming, sympathie, zegen
    the formal act of approving
    the act of reassuring; restoring someone's confidence
    aanvaarding, acceptatie, bijval, weerklank
    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    achterban, achtergrondkoor, backing, basis, kampioenschap, rugdekking
    the act of providing approval and support
    bewapening, wapening
    an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
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    assistentie, bijstand, hulp, hulpbetoon, hulpverlening, medewerking
    the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

    n government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue

    Synonyms: RWW, bijstand, stempelgeld, uitkering, vervangingsinkomen, volksverzekering
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    social insurance program in Britain; based on contributions from employers and employees; provides payments to unemployed and sick and retired people as well as medical services
    RWW, bijstand
    benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law
    bijstandsuitkering, gezinsbijstand
    social welfare program in the U.S.; includes old-age and survivors insurance and some unemployment insurance and old-age assistance
    werkeloosheidsuitkering, werkloosheidsuitkering
    payment by a United States agency to unemployed people
    arbeidsongeschiktheidsverzekering, invaliditeitsverzekering
    social insurance for the disabled
    social insurance for the ill and injured
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    bijstand, bijstandsuitkering, gezinsbijstand, trekken, welzijnssector, welzijnszorg
    governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need

    n a payment made at regular times

    Synonyms: stempelgeld, uitkering, vervangingsinkomen
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    arbeidsloon, bezoldiging, ereloon, honorarium, jaarinkomen, jaarloon, jaarsalaris, jaarwedde, loon, remuneratie, salaris, traktement, wedde
    something that remunerates
    arbeidsloon, bezoldiging, jaarinkomen, jaarloon, jaarsalaris, jaarwedde, loon, salaris, traktement
    a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
    annuïteit, jaargeld, jaarrente
    income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments
    a system for paying for goods by installments
    kostgeld, oudedagvoorziening, ouderdomspensioen, pensioen
    a regular payment to a person that is intended to allow them to subsist without working
    reduced wage paid to someone who is not working full time
    loonvloer, minimumloon
    the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay; determined by contract or by law
    wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner
    ziekengeld, ziektegeld
    wages paid to an employee who is on sick leave
    money paid to strikers from union funds
    netto-inkomen, nettoloon, nettosalaris
    what is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc
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    a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

    n someone who supports or champions something

    Synonyms: doopmoeder, meter, peetmoeder, peettante, petemoei, stut
    borg, waarborg
    one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
    beschermheer, beschermvrouw, patrones, schutsheer, schutsvrouw
    a woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron
    doopmoeder, meter, peetmoeder, peettante, petemoei
    any woman who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism
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    assistent, helper, onderzoeksassistent
    a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
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