free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God: "there but for the grace of God go I"
something providing immaterial support or assistance to a person or cause or interest; "the policy found little public support"; "his faith was all the support he needed"; "the team enjoyed the support of their fans"
the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose: "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
a feeling of favorable regard
something that aids or promotes well-being: "for the common good"