Definitions for upholder
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word upholder
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to support or defend, as against opposition or criticism.
to keep up or keep from sinking; support.
to lift upward; raise.
Origin of uphold:
upholder, maintainer, sustainer(noun)
someone who upholds or maintains
"firm upholders of tradition"; "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy"
someone who upholds something
a dealer in secondhand furniture and clothes; an upholdster
a broker or auctioneer; a tradesman
an undertaker, or provider for funerals
one who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer
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