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  Words related to uphold

Related / Similar Words: maintain, continue, carry on, bear on, preserve

 

Definition:
  • stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals;
  • support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict";
  • keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions";

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    Hyponyms: justify, vindicate, resume, restart, persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on, perpetuate, prolong, sustain, keep up, mummify

     

    Grouped Verbs: continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep, go forward

     

    Derivational Morphology: upholder, maintainer, sustainer, preservation

     

    Anagrams: holdup

     

     
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