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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
“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
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“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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To hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
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To declare or announce in a formal or solemn way
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To provide with money for a particular purpose
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To persevere or continue with a task or stance despite it being menial, difficult, or boring
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To manage and be responsible for the running of (a business, organization, etc.)
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To strengthen or provide support to
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To fix or settle at a given amount, level or degree
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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 be capable of supplying
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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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To choose to take up, follow, or use
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To conduct or devote oneself to
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To approve (a proposed measure) by a majority of votes
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Have faith
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To dedicate or set aside something for a particular purpose
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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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To conceal or hide from view
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