stützen (auf)



to support, to back
(The core idea is about helping to carry some weight. Works in a physical sense, as well as in some figurative senses. For the normal "support" among people, the word is "unterstützen" though)

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Word of the Day - "stützen"

A fun look at the meaning of "stützen", a word that can "support" your vocabulary (hint, hint). Also: a bit of horse vocabulary that is totally related #random


stützen, die Stütze, aufstützen, abstützen, unterstützen, die Liegestütze, der Stützpunkt, ...

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Root: *sta-
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