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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to support, shore/prop/back up (mentally or physically)
    Synonym: avustaa
  2. (transitive, usually atelic) to support/back (financially), give financial support to, subsidize, finance; to sponsor; to sustain
    Synonyms: rahoittaa, sponsoroida, pitää yllä (“to sustain”)
  3. (transitive, usually atelic) to substantiate, corroborate
    Synonym: vahvistaa
    Onko sinulla mitään, mikä tukisi syytöksiäsi?
    Do you have anything that would substantiate your allegations?


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Present tense conjugation chart

Past tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart

Pluperfect tense conjugation chart

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".

Present tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart