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Maintain (IPA: /meɪnˈteɪn/)


Maintain (v. t.)

To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain; to uphold; to keep up; not to suffer to fail or decline; as, to maintain a certain degree of heat in a furnace; to maintain a fence or a railroad; to maintain the digestive process or powers of the stomach; to maintain the fertility of soil; to maintain present reputation.

Maintain (v. t.)

To keep possession of; to hold and defend; not to surrender or relinquish.

Maintain (v. t.)

To continue; not to suffer to cease or fail.

Maintain (v. t.)

To bear the expense of; to support; to keep up; to supply with what is needed.

Maintain (v. t.)

To affirm; to support or defend by argument.

Maintain

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" " What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" *sigh* It's not easy for a teacher to maintain his dignity... (Victory: Kid Goku, Krillin)" - Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A plaintiff who comes into a Court of justice must show that he is in a condition to maintain his action." - Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon

Example Sentence (Quote)

" But they will maintain the state of the world; And all their desire is in the work of their craft." - World

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Constitutions are intended to preserve practical and substantial rights, not to maintain theories." - Constitutions


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