Definitions for uphold

Definitions for (verb) uphold

Main entry: uphold

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

Main entry: maintain, uphold

Definition: support against an opponent

Usage: The appellate court upheld the verdict

Main entry: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue

Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions

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