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maintain, keep, observe
v. stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
asseverate, maintain, assert
v. state categorically
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
maintain, keep
v. maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
maintain, keep
v. maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"
keep up, maintain, preserve
v. keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
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renew, regenerate
v. reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
go along, persist in, go on, continue
v. 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"
go along, persist in, go on, continue
v. 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"
hold on, hang on, hang in, persist, persevere
v. be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
hold on, hang on, hang in, persist, persevere
v. be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
purport
v. have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; "The letter purports to express people's opinion"
take a firm stand, insist
v. be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
pretend, profess
v. state insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine"
avouch, avow
v. admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
propound
v. put forward, as of an idea
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
say, aver, allege
v. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
asseverate, maintain, assert
v. state categorically
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
contend, vie, compete
v. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
occupy, invade
v. march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
protect
v. shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
board
v. provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
give, feed
v. give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
feed
v. feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"
cater, ply, supply, provide
v. give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
cohere
v. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
stick
v. fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
tear
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
hold
v. take and maintain control over, often by violent means; "The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week"
locomote, move, go, travel
v. change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
run away
v. escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all"
have got, hold, have
v. have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
possess, have, own
v. have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
finance
v. obtain or provide money for; "Can we finance the addition to our home?"
support
v. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
support
v. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
preserve, save
v. to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
preserve, save
v. to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
conserve
v. preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"
sequester
v. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property; "the estate was sequestered"
give
v. proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"
bunk
v. provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
purvey, provision
v. supply with provisions
assert, insist
v. assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
assert, insist
v. assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
push
v. sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
push
v. sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs); "The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs"
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
labour, labor
v. undergo the efforts of childbirth
labour, labor
v. undergo the efforts of childbirth
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
police, patrol
v. maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
put away, gaol, put behind bars, immure, remand, jug, jail, lag, incarcerate, imprison
v. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
imprison
v. confine as if in a prison; "His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
help
v. contribute to the furtherance of; "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
back up, support
v. give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
shelter
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
room, board
v. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
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avoid
v. refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
shelve
v. place on a shelf; "shelve books"
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relinquish, quit, renounce, foreswear
v. turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"
maintain
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