sympathize with

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2 : to be in favor of something I sympathize with my friend's ambitions.
Some environmental groups sympathize with NPS' position.
other people's property") I hear our self-righteous angst: Why should we sympathize with beggars when we who give them so much may be the victims of their crimes etc.
However, the percentage who are neutral -- saying they sympathize equally with both, sympathize with neither, or expressing no opinion -- has shifted, with corresponding changes in support for Israel.
Sullivan is obviously in a lot of pain, but I can't fully sympathize with him when he chooses to remain in a place where he knows he'll get hurt.
She conveys Alex's confusion convincingly, and in the end readers will sympathize with everyone involved.
While I am not a supporter of the Anglican Communion in New Westminster in any formal sense, I certainly sympathize with their frustration and anxiety.
Entman and Rojecki's research shows that most whites are ambivalent about African Americans; they sympathize with those who suffer from discrimination, yet they are impatient with ongoing black demands for racial justice.
Would Peters also sympathize with schools that refused to hire heterosexual males as high school teachers, on the grounds that these men are "powerfully attracted" to nubile teenage girls?
Brin, as a scientist rather than an engineer, does not sympathize with this intense desire to personally repair broken systems.