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Sustain

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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

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