Definitions for upholdʌpˈhoʊld

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve(verb)

    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"

  2. uphold(verb)

    stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals

  3. uphold, maintain(verb)

    support against an opponent

    "The appellate court upheld the verdict"

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  1. uphold(Verb)

    To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.

  2. uphold(Verb)

    To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.

  3. uphold(Verb)

    To support by approval or encouragement.

  4. Origin: From upholden, equivalent to . Compare ophouden, aufhalten.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Uphold(verb)

    to hold up; to lift on high; to elevate

  2. Uphold(verb)

    to keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain

  3. Uphold(verb)

    to aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing

Anagrams of uphold »

  1. hold up, hold-up, holdup

  2. Hold up

  3. Hold-up

  4. Holdup


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