To continue to do:
To keep in existence; keep up; maintain or prolong
To maintain or affirm:
To have and keep in one's grasp:
To maintain throughout; to keep intact.
To bring to bear; exercise:
To exercise (power, influence, etc.)
To celebrate or keep (a holiday, etc.) according to custom
To provide justification for.
(Law) To demonstrate sufficient legal reason for (an action taken).
To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
State means to speak or say something.
To state as an opinion or judgment; declare:
To say positively or emphatically
To hold to be a fact; assert
Claim means to take or assert ownership of something or to state something as true.
To state positively; declare:
The definition of aver is to declare or affirm something to be true with a strong sense of confidence.
To argue is to state reasons or facts for or against a person or thought.
To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
(Informal) To state with confidence; affirm emphatically
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
Conduct means to direct, particularly a meeting or a group of musicians.
To continue in some effort, course of action, etc. in spite of difficulty, opposition, etc.; be steadfast in purpose; persist
To repair is defined as to fix something.
To secure is to firmly attach something, to take action to make an area safe or to obtain something that you have been seeking.
To control the movement or behavior of; handle
To hold in restraint; check:
To husband is defined as to conserve or use economically.
To put off to a future time; postpone; delay
To keep or secure for oneself; retain:
To give or get an extension of
To keep in check; restrain:
To help or hasten the success or completion of; further
To keep in mind
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
To forsake (someone or something that one ought not to leave); abandon
To throw away, abandon, or get rid of as no longer valuable or useful
To determine and declare (property) to be assigned to public use. See eminent domain
To banish from one's thoughts:
To refuse to believe; reject:
To waste; squander.
Waste is defined as to destroy, wear away or use up.
To present oneself:
Prepare is defined as to make ready, put together or provide with what is needed.
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