Explicație maintain în Dicționarul Englez Englez

maintain

(mān'tān )

verb
observe correctly or closely
"The pianist kept time with the metronome"
"keep count"
"I cannot keep track of all my employees"

verb
support against an opponent
"The appellate court upheld the verdict"

verb
state categorically
verb
state or assert
"He maintained his innocence"

verb
maintain by writing regular records
"keep a diary"
"maintain a record"
"keep notes"

verb
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"

verb
maintain for use and service
"I keep a car in the countryside"
"She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"

verb
of power or authority
verb
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 an
verb
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"





Sinonime:
(verb) assert, asseverate, conserve, defend, exert, hold, keep, observe, preserve, sustain, uphold, wield