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upholdverb accept, acknowledge, advocate, affirm, agree with, aid, approve, assert, assist, authenticate, back, back up, bear up, bolster, brace, buttress, carry, champion, confirm, corroborate, countenance, decide in favor of, elevate, encourage, endorse, espouse, favor, guard, help, hold up, justify, keep, maintain, perpetuate, preserve, prop, protect, raise, sanction, second, speak for, stand by, stand up for, stay, substantiate, support, sustain, sustentare, sustinere, upraise, vindicate, warrant
Associated concepts: uphold a decision, uphold the law
See also: adhere, advocate, agree, aid, approve, assist, bear, bolster, certify, concur, confirm, continue, corroborate, defend, demonstrate, document, espouse, establish, indorse, justify, maintain, organize, pass, preserve, prolong, promote, prove, reassure, recommend, sanction, show, side, sponsor, subsidize, substantiate, support, sustain, underwrite, vouch, witness