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Verbs (21)
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get, have, sustain, suffer
v. undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
sustain
v. admit as valid; "The court sustained the motion"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
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Fuzzynyms (135)
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beef up, fortify, strengthen
v. make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
check
v. verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
control
v. verify by using a duplicate register for comparison; "control an account"
authenticate
v. establish the authenticity of something
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
manifest
v. reveal its presence or make an appearance; "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
board
v. provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
feed
v. feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"
feed
v. feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
give suck, wet-nurse, lactate, nurse, suck, suckle, breastfeed
v. give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
aliment, nutrify, nourish
v. give nourishment to
get hold of, seize, clutch
v. affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
bolster
v. prop up with a pillow or bolster
cohere
v. have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; "the principles by which societies cohere"
stick
v. fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
tear
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
poise
v. cause to be balanced or suspended
assure, reassure
v. cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
encourage
v. inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
run away
v. escape from the control of; "Industry is running away with us all"
have got, hold, have
v. have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
maintain, keep
v. maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"
support
v. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
patronise, patronize, sponsor
v. assume sponsorship of
advance
v. pay in advance; "Can you advance me some money?"
hold, bear
v. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade"
bunk
v. provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
purvey, provision
v. supply with provisions
purvey, provision
v. supply with provisions
afford, give, yield
v. be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
harbour, harbor
v. keep in one's possession; of animals
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
succour, succor
v. help in a difficult situation
room, board
v. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
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Antonyms (4)
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contradict, negate
v. prove negative; show to be false
nullify, invalidate
v. show to be invalid
sustain
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