second (v.)
support, assist, reinforce
2H4 IV.ii.45[Hastings to Prince John] though we here fall down, / We have supplies to second our attempt
2H6 IV.ix.35[King to all, of Cade] now is York in arms to second him
AYL III.iii.11[Touchstone to Audrey] when ... a man's good wit [cannot be] seconded with the forward child Understanding
Cor V.vi.57[Third Conspirator to Aufidius, of Coriolanus] let him feel your sword, / Which we will second
Cym V.ii.14.1[stage direction] Re-enter Posthumus, and seconds the Britons
H8 III.ii.60[Suffolk to all] Campeius ... / Is posted as the agent of our Cardinal / To second all his plot
MA V.i.2[Antonio to Leonato] 'tis not wisdom ... to second grief / Against yourself
TC I.iii.122[Ulysses to all, of appetite] So doubly seconded with will and power
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