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Another word for uphold

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Verb
  1. To move (something) to a higher position

    See also:

    rise

  2. To keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

      1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
      2. To keep up (a joke or assumed role, for example) competently.
      3. To supply with necessities or nourishment; provide for:
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. A float moored in water to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel.
      2. A life buoy.
      3. To keep afloat or aloft:
      1. A long narrow pillow or cushion.
      2. To support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion.
      3. To buoy up or hearten:
    See also:

    help

  3. To sustain the weight of

      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
    See also:

    support

  4. To aid the cause of by approving or favoring

Another word for uphold

Verb
  1. To hold up

      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. a projecting structure, generally of brick or stone, built against a wall to support or reinforce it
      2. anything like a buttress; support or prop
      3. to support or reinforce with a buttress
      1. A device that holds or fastens two or more parts together or in place; a clamp.
      2. A device, such as a supporting beam in a building or a connecting wire or rope, that steadies or holds something else erect.
      3. Suspenders.
    See also:

    support

  2. To maintain