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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

Band

Maintain Synonyms

Asseverate, Assert

Maintain Synonyms

Keep Up, Preserve, Conserve

Maintain Synonyms

Defend

Maintain Synonyms

Keep Up, Keep, Hold Up, Hold Out, Keep Out, Keep Off, Hold Back, Keep In, Hold, Keep Down, Keep Apart, Hold Over

Maintain Synonyms

Keep

Maintain Synonyms

Keep

Maintain Synonyms

Observe, Keep

Maintain Synonyms

Sustain, Keep

Maintain Synonyms

Uphold

Maintain Synonyms

Exert, Wield

Translations

Maintain in Spanish

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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