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uphold
v. stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
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Fuzzynyms (24)
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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"
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?"
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"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
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stand
v. be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected"
struggle, fight, contend
v. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
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