What does sustained mean?

Definitions for sustained
sus·tained

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sustained(adj)

    maintained at length without interruption or weakening

    "sustained flight"

  2. free burning, sustained(adj)

    (of an electric arc) continuous

    "heat transfer to the anode in free burning arcs"

Wiktionary

  1. sustained(Adjective)

    held continuously at a certain level

  2. sustained(Adjective)

    held at a certain pitch

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sustained

    of Sustain

  2. Sustained(adj)

    held up to a certain pitch, degree, or level; uniform; as, sustained pasion; a sustained style of writing; a sustained note in music

Editors Contribution

  1. sustained

    At a moderate level with an accurate amount or number.

    They had a sustained way of living.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

How to pronounce sustained?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say sustained in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sustained in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sustained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sustained in a Sentence

  1. Senzeni Zokwana:

    This way the farmer will not end up struggling to get funding from the bank, we must find a balance between the need to transform the industry and ensure that food security is sustained. It would also be good for farmers to come up with ideas that would not put food security at risk.

  2. Robin Murray:

    Personally, I think it's much more important that people are educated, tobacco is legal, but we've seen the consumption plummet because there's been a sustained educational campaign.

  3. Ken Thompson:

    That night, this young woman's father and the five young men engaged in conduct that was reprehensible and wrong, but because of the lack of reliable evidence, criminal charges simply can not be sustained.

  4. Elvis Picardo:

    This rebound is a welcome one, but it's not very convincing. It's really hard to see the TSX make a sustained advance from these levels, i haven't seen sentiment for the TSX change this quickly.

  5. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.

Images & Illustrations of sustained

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