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Sustain

Definition
verb
(1) To keep or maintain; to endure
(2) To nourish, especially with food
(3) To support; to promote
(4) To carry weight; to prevent from falling
(5) To obtain or suffer from, such as injuries or loss
(6) To confirm or substantiate; to prove, especially with new facts
Supplement
Synonym(s):

  • support
  • subsist
  • assist
  • relieve
  • undergo

Related term(s):

  • sustainable
  • sustenance


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