Definisi 'maintain'
English to English
verb
1 keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,
Example:
• keep clean
• hold in place
• She always held herself as a lady
• The students keep me on my toes
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2 keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
Example:
• We preserve these archeological findings
• The old lady could not keep up the building
• children must be taught to conserve our national heritage
• The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts
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3 supply with necessities and support
Example:
• She alone sustained her family
• The money will sustain our good cause
• There's little to earn and many to keep
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4 state categorically
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5 have and exercise
Example:
• wield power and authority
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6 maintain for use and service
Example:
• I keep a car in the countryside
• She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips
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7 maintain by writing regular records
Example:
• keep a diary
• maintain a record
• keep notes
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8 state or assert
Example:
• He maintained his innocence
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9 support against an opponent
Example:
• The appellate court upheld the verdict
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10 stick to correctly or closely
Example:
• The pianist kept time with the metronome
• keep count
• I cannot keep track of all my employees
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11 To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain; to uphold; to keep up; not to suffer to fail or decline; as, to maintain a certain degree of heat in a furnace; to maintain a fence or a railroad; to maintain the digestive process or powers of the stomach; to maintain the fertility of soil; to maintain present reputation.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
observance, observation, watching, notice, maintainer, keep down, number, delay, detain, hold up, confirm, reassert, insist, take a firm stand, affirm, enter, have, justify, vindicate, allege, aver, say, patronage, embalm,

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