What does upheld mean?

Definitions for upheld

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upheld.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upheld

    imp. & p. p. of Uphold

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upheld

    up-held′, pa.t. and pa.p. of uphold.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upheld in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upheld in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Wassel:

    Assuming it's upheld on appeal, it may be more than influential, it will be controlling in California.

  2. Mohamad Shukri Mohamad:

    If we look at the constitution, it puts Islam as the federal religion. As a result, sharia has to be upheld and in fact, it has to be strengthened.

  3. Scott Shellenberger:

    Death was the decision of the jury. These sentences were lawfully imposed and upheld numerous times on appeal, the governor should not be using his last days in office to show any mercy to these cold, calculating killers.

  4. Manila Water:

    The position of (regulator) MWSS, as upheld by the appeals panel, diverges from the original intent of the concession agreement, we now claim against this primary obligation of the national government to account for the impairment caused by this change.

  5. Richard K. Morgan:

    Society is, always has been and always will be a structure for the exploitation and oppression of the majority through systems of political force dictated by an élite, enforced by thugs, uniformed or not, and upheld by a willful ignorance and stupidity on the part of the very majority whom the system oppresses.

Images & Illustrations of upheld


Translations for upheld

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for upheld »

Translation

Find a translation for the upheld definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these upheld definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"upheld." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Sep. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/upheld>.

Are we missing a good definition for upheld? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for upheld:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.