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〔 ʌpˋhold 〕


〔 ʌpˊhould 〕

Overview of verb uphold

The verb uphold has 3 senses

  • continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve -- (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")

  • uphold -- (stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals)

  • uphold, maintain -- (support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict")