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To keep a particular state constant or consistent
“If we maintain this high level of performance, we will have the championship in the bag.”
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To keep the state of something or a place in good condition
“Your car will require some effort to maintain.”
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To conduct repairs or improvements on
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“Winchester searched out an auto-mechanic to maintain his car.”
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To defend something as true despite strong opposition or arguments to the contrary
“Tyrion would steadfastly maintain his innocence despite members of his own family being convinced of his involvement in Joffrey's demise.”
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To state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
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“I maintain that having a healthy diet does not necessarily entail giving up delicious food.”
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To keep alive or provide sustenance for
“Your father has had to work two jobs to maintain our family.”
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Give assurance
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(care for) To look after
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To hold an opinion
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Support or strengthen
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To hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
hast (archaic)
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To manage and be responsible for the running of (a business, organization, etc.)
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To be living a particular way of life
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To maintain the focus or attention of others
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To have in one's possession, command or control
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To consider or give serious or careful thought to
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To be capable of supplying
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To choose to take up, follow, or use
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(adhere to) To closely follow, observe, or represent
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To perform checks and maintenance on (a device or piece of equipment)
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(archaic) To endure or tolerate
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To put into italics
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Be determined
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To conduct or devote oneself to
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To persist in
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To make stable
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Have faith
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To persist steadfastly in pursuit of a goal, especially despite challenges
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Maintain, sustain
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To remain in existence, or in the same state, indefinitely or for an extended period
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(of a position, state, or form) To acquire or assume
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Reside; use
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To set apart for a special use
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To put aside or into storage, typically as a result of having collected a surplus of
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