One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘supporters of gun control’
advocate, backer, adherent, promoter, champion, defender, upholder, votary, partisan, crusader, proponent, campaigner, believer, apologist
2‘potential Labour supporters’
backer, helper, adherent, follower, ally, voter, disciple, comrade, apologist, fanatic
member, card-carrying member, insider
3‘the society is a charity that relies on its members and supporters for its income’
contributor, donor, benefactor, sponsor, backer, patron, subscriber, friend, well-wisher
4‘the end of the match was greeted by cheers from both sets of supporters’
fan, follower, enthusiast, devotee, lover, admirer, zealot, aficionado
informal buff, freak, nut
British informal barmy army
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