Similar Words
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Sustain — synonyms, definition

1. sustain (Noun)

7 synonyms
accept bear carry shoulder support take on take up

2. sustain (Verb)

121 synonym
abet abide accept adhere advocate affirm afford aid allow approve assist attach attend back backstop be capable of bear bear up befriend bolster • • •
7 definitions

sustain (Verb) — Lengthen or extend in duration or space. ex. "We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible"

sustain (Verb) — Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses). ex. "She sustained a fracture in the accident"

sustain (Verb) — Provide with nourishment. ex. "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"

sustain (Verb) — Supply with necessities and support. ex. "She alone sustained her family" ex. "The money will sustain our good cause"

sustain (Verb) — Be the physical support of; carry the weight of.

sustain (Verb) — Admit as valid. ex. "The court sustained the motion"

sustain (Verb) — Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts. ex. "his story sustained my doubts"

17 types of
acknowledge admit bear on carry on cater continue experience get have have got hold ply preserve provide receive supply uphold
39 types
back back up block brace bracket break down break up buoy buoy up carry chock collapse continue crack crack up cramp crock up demonstrate document establish • • •