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What is another word for sustaining?

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Verb
(caring for) Looking after someone or something
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Being afflicted with something unfortunate
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“He would sustain a rolled ankle after stepping on his opponent's foot while playing basketball.”
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Present participle for to maintain, prolong, or keep something going
“I was not able to sustain my pure banana diet as it was too extreme.”
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Present participle for to endure a challenging or traumatic experience
“I'm not sure if I can sustain the stress from my job for much longer.”
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Present participle for to bear or support without breaking or failing
“The elevator can only sustain a maximum of ten individuals.”
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Present participle for to provide nourishment for
“We still have enough food in the pantry to sustain us for a few days.”
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Present participle for to strengthen or support physically or mentally
“Thoughts and memories of his family would sustain him during those tough years abroad.”
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Present participle for to uphold, affirm, or confirm the justice or validity of
“Kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates are required to obey, honor, and sustain the law.”
Adjective
Conducive to or suggestive of good health and physical well-being
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Maintaining
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Very durable
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Causing to function
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Easily or readily leading to satiety when eaten
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Essential, as an element, principle, or law
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Serving to alleviate a person's feelings of grief or distress
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Tending, or likely, to generate financial profits
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Noun
The action or state of continuing with something, especially over time
“They believed that he dwelt far beneath the earth, forever sustaining the lush growth that surrounded his followers.”
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