Synonyms of uphold


1. continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve, keep, maintain, hold

usage: 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, defend, support, fend for

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

3. uphold, maintain, confirm, reassert

usage: support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"

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