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  Definition of uphold
  1. stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals
  2. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
  3. 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"
Similar Words: maintain, continue, carry on, bear on, preserve

 

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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