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maintain

(Carry on), verb adfirmare, confirmare, continue, follow up, go on, keep alive, keep going, keep on, keep up, perpetuate, persevere, persist, proceed with, prolong, pursue, shore up, stick to

maintain

(Commence), verb activate, begin, embark upon, initiate, institute, introduce, launch, originate, set in motion, set in operation, start, undertake
Associated concepts: maintain an action

maintain

(Sustain), verb abet, adhere, advocate, aid, assist, attend, be firm, be firmly fixed, bear up against, buttress, care for, champion, come to the defense of, conserve, countenance, cover, defend, espouse the cause of, feed, finance, guard, hold up, justify, look after, make provision, make safe, nourish, nurse, nurture, oversee, protect, provide for, rally to, safeguard, save, screen, secure, see to, service, shelter, shield, shoulder, side with, stand by, stand firm, stand one's ground, stick to, subscribe to, subsidize, substantiate, supply, support, take care of, take charge of, uphold, vindicate, watch over, weather
See also: adduce, adhere, allege, argue, assert, assist, authorize, avouch, avow, bear, bestow, cite, conserve, continue, control, corroborate, declare, defend, employ, endure, fund, harbor, justify, keep, last, nurture, occupy, organize, own, perpetuate, persevere, persist, plead, posit, possess, preserve, profess, prolong, promote, propound, prosecute, protect, provide, pursue, regulate, remain, reserve, resist, retain, shelter, state, store, subsidize, subsist, supply, support, sustain, uphold, withstand
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When equipment that was covered under ESPC is removed, the government and the ESCO negotiate what can be covered of the new equipment under ESPC to maintain the same service level for which the ESCO being paid.
NLM is releasing a Go Local hosting system, which it will maintain centrally, to help states and regions make services available to residents and their families and friends.
Are sterile packs stored in a way that maintains sterility of the instruments?
These rules touch all organizations that maintain this information in connection with coverage and benefit administration.
In the succeeding chapters, Maintain discusses briefly the most outstanding historical cases in which the Personnel of the Church, either through blindness or blatant arrogance, and disregarding the assistance of the Holy Spirit, did and said things for which the Person of the Church of Christ now has to blush: the Crusades, the treatment of the Jews, the Inquisition, the trial of Galileo and the burning of Joan of Arc.
The hurdler must identify an arm radius (bent/extension) that is consistent with body lean, height, and flexibility The preferred posture is a slight off-center forward body lean while emphasizing arm action to control balance and maintain a consistent sprinting rhythm.
Owners of existing homes will be required to maintain their front yard landscaping but need not install automatic water sprinkler systems or plant the shrubs and trees recommended for new homes, Ledford said.
The clustered environment must maintain the consistency and integrity of the file system itself.
The lack of uniform qualification requirements raises additional issues for insureds that maintain multistate operations.
Increase public and private investment in tree and forest actions that restore and maintain healthy ecosystems and communities.
Lotions, primarily made of water, are not occlusive and therefore must be applied more frequently to maintain hydration.
Still, no fewer than 15 of the municipal departments in the county maintain their own SWAT teams.