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Adjective
Having been supported or backed
“And, indeed, these predictions seem to be largely upheld, although there are intriguing exceptions.”
Adjective
Having proved its value or truth
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Having the approval or authorization of an authority or public body
Verb
To have demonstrated to be true based on facts
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To have provided assistance to someone or something
Verb
To have made a claim
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Past tense for to sustain or support (something which has been questioned)
“In 1993, the federal Justice Department asked the high court to uphold the fines.”
Verb
Past tense for to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
“By contrast, the pseudosciences uphold their beliefs in an absolute manner as unquestionably true.”
Verb
Past tense for to physically hold up or serve as a foundation for
“Brunelleschi realized that if the dome was composed of horizontal layers, then there would not be a need for a central timber to uphold the large structure.”
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Past tense for to elevate to a higher place or position
“All these great men in time found responsive souls to uphold their hands and receive the rich reward that was their recompense.”
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