Meaning of supportment in English:

supportment

Pronunciation /səˈpɔːtm(ə)nt/

noun

  • The action or fact of supporting a person or thing; support.

    Common in the 17th century.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Christopher Lever (fl. 1598–1627), religious writer and poet. From support + -ment. Compare post-classical Latin supportamen support, help, defence, (financial) support, bearing of charges, Middle French supportement help, financial support.