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English English - Definition of sustain 
v. support, provide for, finance; support from below; nourish; assist; encourage, comfort; endure, withstand; prolong, maintain, preserve; experience, undergo; uphold, affirm; confirm
Spanish English To Spanish - sustain 
v. sustentar, dar ayuda a, mantener, soportar, sostener; afirmar, creer
French English To French - sustain 
v. soutenir, supporter; endurer, subir, éprouver; prolonger; recevoir
German English To German - sustain 
v. ertragen, unterstützen; erleiden; verlängern; empfangen; aufrechterhalten, unterhalten, am Leben halten
Italian English To Italian - sustain 
v. sostenere, sorreggere, sopportare; resistere a; essere di aiuto a; confortare, aiutare; mantenere, provvedere al sostentamento di; subire, patire, soffrire; confermare, corroborare, convalidare
Portuguese English To Portuguese - sustain 
v. sustentar, carregar; manter; prolongar; receber
Russian English To Russian - sustain 
г. подпирать, поддерживать, подкреплять, испытывать, выдерживать, выносить, доказывать, подтверждать
Turkish English To Turkish - sustain 
f. desteklemek, taşımak, çekmek, katlanmak, uğramak, maruz kalmak, geçindirmek, finanse etmek, devam ettirmek, sürdürmek, kabul etmek, onaylamak, doğrulamak, cesaret vermek, güç vermek, hakkını vererek yapmak, notayı uzatmak, iyi oynamak (rol)
Albanian English To Albanian - sustain 
v. mbaj, mbështes, mbështet
Dutch English To Dutch - sustain 
ww. houden,dragen; ondersteunen; lijden; verlengen; krijgen,verkrijgen
Greek English To Greek - sustain 
ρήμ. υποστηρίζω, βαστάζω, συντηρώ, υποφέρω
ChineseS English To ChineseS - sustain 
(动) 支撑; 维持, 供养; 承受, 承担; 支援
ChineseT English To ChineseT - sustain 
(動) 支撐; 維持, 供養; 承受, 承擔; 支援
Japanese English To Japanese - sustain 
(動) 支える; 下から支える; 支援する; 維持する; 元気づける; 養う; 延ばす; 経験する; 断定する
Korean English To Korean - sustain 
동. 버티다, 유지하다; 부양하다; 돕다; 격려하다, 위로하다; 견디다, 지탱하다; 상처를 입다, 겪다; 떠받치다; 확증하다
Definitions
verb: admit as valid Example:The court sustained the motion.
verb: supply with necessities and support Example:She alone sustained her family.
verb: lengthen or extend in duration or space Example:We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible.
verb: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
verb: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
verb: provide with nourishment Example:We sustained ourselves on bread and water.



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 Synonyms for sustain
1. endure: bear, suffer, undergo, support
2. support: uphold, carry, bear up, hold up
3. nourish: nurture, support, subsist, maintain
4. support: aid, help, defend, supply, furnish, befriend, cater
5. confirm: approve, ratify, justify, corroborate, uphold, establish
Tenses for sustain
Present participle: sustaining
Present: sustain (3.person: sustains)
Past: sustained
Future: will sustain
Present conditional: would sustain
Present Perfect: have sustained (3.person: has sustained)
Past Perfect: had sustained
Future Perfect: will have sustained
Past conditional: would have sustained


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