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hold up, detain, delay
v. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
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
v. hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration
stick up, hold up
v. rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
hold out, hold up, live on, endure, go, live, last, survive
v. continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
hold up, hold water, stand up
v. resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"
hold up, hold, withstand, defy
v. resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
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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"
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"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
fight down, fight back, defend, oppose, fight
v. fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
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"
get hold of, seize, clutch
v. affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
bolster
v. prop up with a pillow or bolster
cohere
v. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
stick
v. fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
tear
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
poise
v. cause to be balanced or suspended
fall back
v. move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
dawdle, linger
v. take one's time; proceed slowly
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
survive, outlast, outlive
v. live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years"
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
die hard, endure, run, persist, prevail
v. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
preserve
v. keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
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"
endure, last
v. persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
brave out, brave, endure, weather
v. face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
refuse, reject, resist
v. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor"
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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"
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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speed up, quicken, speed, accelerate
v. move faster; "The car accelerated"
hurry, rush
v. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
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