give support or one's approval to
transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment
- I was ably seconded in this research by my son.
- He was seconded in his offer of help by several other friends.
- The motion is proposed by Mr. Smith, seconded by Mr. Jones.
- Mrs Smith proposed the vote of thanks, and Mr Jones seconded (it).
- The motion (ie for debate) was proposed by Mr X and seconded by Mrs Y.