Associations to the word «Uphold»


UPHOLD, verb. To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
UPHOLD, verb. To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
UPHOLD, verb. To support by approval or encouragement.

Dictionary definition

UPHOLD, verb. Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions".
UPHOLD, verb. Stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals.
UPHOLD, verb. Support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza