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uphold

Synonyms of uphold in English:

verb

  • 1 the court upheld his claim for damages
    confirm, endorse, sustain, approve, agree to, support;
    champion, defend
    [Antonyms] overturn, oppose
  • 2 they've a tradition to uphold
    maintain, sustain, continue, preserve, protect, champion, defend, keep, hold to, keep alive, keep going, back (up), stand by
    [Antonyms] abandon
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