uphold

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To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate
To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain
To support by approval or encouragement

but there was still a connexion upheld among the different ideas, which succeeded each other.

{v} to lift on high, support, save, keep
{f} support, sustain; endorse, champion
If you uphold something such as a law, a principle, or a decision, you support and maintain it. Our policy has been to uphold the law upholding the artist's right to creative freedom
stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict
To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing
If a court of law upholds a legal decision that has already been made, it decides that it was the correct decision. The crown court, however, upheld the magistrate's decision
support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
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"
To support
stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals
The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision
(RWT) The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision
uphold a principle
adhere to a principle, support an idea, hold fast to an idea
uphold the constitution and the law
fulfill the tenets of the law and the constitution
uphold the honor of the State
guard over the dignity of the country (usually part of a swearing-in oath of a top government official)
upholder
someone who upholds something
upheld
{a} sustained, supported, maintained
upholder
{n} a supporter, defender, undertaker
take care to uphold the honor
be honorable towards, be sure to respect
upheld
past of uphold
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Upheld is the past tense and past participle of uphold
upheld
of Uphold
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a dealer in secondhand furniture and clothes; an upholdster
upholder
An upholsterer
upholder
someone who upholds or maintains; "firm upholders of tradition"; "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy
upholder
One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer
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An upholder of a particular tradition or system is someone who believes strongly in it and will support it when it is threatened. upholders of the traditional family unit
upholder
{i} supporter, one who maintains and defends
upholder
A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman
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An undertaker, or provider for funerals
upholding
present participle of uphold
upholds
third-person singular of uphold
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