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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
References in periodicals archive ?
4 : to provide for : support <I maintained my family by working two jobs.>
com) had 1,500 computers in 15 schools and 12 ancillary sites that were unstable and difficult to maintain, so the machines were donated to Computers for Schools and replaced with low cost refurbished units.
* Ratings cannot substitute for collateral because ratings agencies have no legal authority to enforce capital requirements, restrict transactions that could diminish capital or otherwise cause alien reinsurers to maintain financial strength.
It is my belief that a greater emphasis should be placed upon generating alternative revenue sources to maintain in-house technical competencies, which will ensure long-term military preparedness and ease the burden on the already squeezed Navy budget.
hit your problem "hot spots" one at a time, keep a "stiff upper lip," and maintain constant commitment and belief that what you are doing is right
Then, the counselor could offer supportive counseling to help the client Maintain herself in her current job while teaching the client decision-making skills so that she can Choose a personally fulfilling occupation.
Automatically reduces travel speed in response to work load, and maintains maximum power output from the engine.
For example, during most of the 1990s, the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Materiel) maintained oversight for the management and execution of the Military Assistance Program (MAP), while within the Air Staff, the Deputy Chief of Staff (Materiel) had an Assistant for Mutual Security.
Individual local populations are unlikely to maintain rabies continuously because of the inherently high instability of the disease in any single local population; the disease is normally reintroduced from other infected local populations.
5318)(l) requires financial institutions to have customer identification programs, that is, programs to collect and maintain certain records and documentation on customers.
To make matters more interesting we had to contend with those who wanted to maintain the status quo, including the regional network services manager whose job it is to maintain good relationships with the outlying communities in order to get referrals to the main hospital and its specialists.
Code to include a "120-hour rule." This provision requires that a financial institution must produce records relating to "any account opened, maintained, administered, or managed in the United States" upon request from an appropriate federal banking agency.