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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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4 Responsibility and a accountability for system maintainability have been assigned.
Both those planes were designed before maintainability became such a target.
Additional information on systems engineering and related topics can be found on the Defense Acquisition University (Acquisition Community Connection (ACC) Web site in the Reliability and Maintainability Special Interest Area <https://acc.
This was contrary to facts and proof of this was that in the interim order of Supreme Court it was stated that Registrar of the Supreme Court himself raised some objections about the maintainability of petitions, she added.
After hearing arguments advanced by the counsel of the petition and the Federal Law Officer, the court reserved verdict on the maintainability of the petition.
During the course of the hearing, the court observed that registrar office has raised objection on your petition and court would review about its maintainability.
Advocate Kazim Raza, counsel for the petitioner, told the court that the Register could only raise objections on the petition but could not decide its maintainability.
Earlier, National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq's counsel Khawaja Haris, questioning maintainability of the plea submitted that electoral list could not be challenged before election tribunal as the issue did not fall under its jurisdiction.
At this, the tribunal adjourned the further hearing till January 22 and directed Aleem Khan's counsel to submit arguments on maintainability, on next date of hearing.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reserved a judgement on the maintainability of a petition challenging governments move to allow Save the Children to continue operations.
We will be able to take advantage of the latest controls technology for our installed base of robots in order to ensure maintainability and increase productivity.
LAHORE -- An election tribunal on Thursday sought arguments on maintainability of an election petition filed by PTI candidate Abdul Aleem Khan alleging irregularities and pre-poll rigging in the NA-122 (Lahore) by-election.