Explicație sustain în Dicționarul Englez Englez

sustain

(sə'stān )

verb
undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
"She suffered a fracture in the accident"
"He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"
"She got a bruise on her leg"
"He got his arm broken in the scuffle"

verb
establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
"his story confirmed my doubts"
"The evidence supports the defendant"

verb
admit as valid
"The court sustained the motion"

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
provide with nourishment
"We sustained ourselves on bread and water"
"This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"

verb
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?"

verb
lengthen or extend in duration or space
"We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible"
"prolong the treatment of the patient"
"keep up the good work"




Antonime:
(verb) negate, contradict



Sinonime:
(verb) affirm, confirm, corroborate, get, have, hold, keep, maintain, nourish, nurture, prolong, substantiate, suffer, support