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Overview of verb uphold

The verb uphold has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) 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")

2. (5) uphold

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

3. (4) uphold, maintain

(support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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