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Verbs (24)
respaldar, apoyar, reconocer, aceptar
v. admit as valid; "The court sustained the motion"
secundar, respaldar, ayudar, sostener, apoyar
v. give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
respaldar, sostener, sustentar, apoyar, confirmar, reafirmar
v. support and strengthen; "bolster morale"
optar por, decidirse por, refrendar, dar sustento a, socorrer, secundar, respaldar, sostener, apoyar
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
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fomentar, alimentar, estimular, despertar
v. profit from in an exploitatory manner; "He feeds on her insecurity"
conservar, mantener, guardar
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"
mantener, proseguir, continuar, seguir
v. keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
sobrellevar, consentir, permitir, aguantar, tolerar, experimentar, sufrir
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"
llevar, dar
v. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
fortificar, fortalecer, corroborar, reforzar
v. make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
infundir aliento a, dar vigor a, afianzar, afirmar, asegurar
v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
estabilizar, estabilizarse
v. make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
hacer disminuir, paliar, aligerar, amansar, aliviar, suavizar, apaciguar, calmar, tranquilizar, mitigar
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
atajar, interrumpir, cortar, truncar
v. terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"
se?alar, marcar
v. make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
sustituir, substituir, reemplazar, cambiar
v. substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
refirmar, ratificar, acreditar, confirmar, corroborar
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
sostener, sustentar
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?"
sostener, mantener, confirmar
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
conservar, mantener, guardar
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"
sustentar, apoyar
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
adargar, salir en la defensa de, propugnar, defender, proteger, apoyar
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
aprobar, facultar, dar facultad a, apoderar, otorgar poder, dar el consentimiento a, delegar, conceder, autorizar, permitir
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
cubrir, asegurar
v. protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"
sentir empat?a por, saber, comprender, entender
v. be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!"
dar cr?dito a, reconocer, acreditar, atribuir
v. grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
dar autoridad para, otorgar una licencia, licenciar, certificar, autorizar, acreditar
v. authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
rubricar, suscribir, ratificar, firmar
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
comportar, permitir, aceptar, tolerar, dejar, sufrir
v. consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
obligar a retroceder, sancionar, dar su sanci?n a, tener a bien, llevar a bien, dar por bueno, aprobar
v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
legitimar, legalizar
v. make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone); "They legitimized their natural child"
legislar, dar por bueno, aprobar, ratificar
v. make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"
v. establish the authenticity of something
privilegiar, aventajar, favorecer
v. bestow a privilege upon
sobrellevar, consentir, permitir, aguantar, tolerar, experimentar, sufrir
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"
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perseguir, acosar, hostigar, molestar
v. cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"
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