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maintain /meɪnˈteɪn, mən-/ verb [transitive]


پشتیبانی کردن ، نگهداری کردن ، ابقا کردن ، ادامه دادن ، حمایت کردن از ، مدعی بودن ، نگهداشتن ، برقرار داشتن ، علوم نظامی: حفظ کردن
maintain
[verb]
Synonyms:
- keep up, carry on, continue, perpetuate, preserve, prolong, retain, sustain
- support, care for, look after, provide for, supply, take care of
- assert, avow, claim, contend, declare, insist, profess, state
Contrasted words: disregard, ignore, neglect, omit, overlook, slight, contradict, deny, gainsay, traverse, challenge, query, question
Related Words: husband, manage, care (for), cultivate, guard, protect, affirm, aver, avouch, avow, declare, profess, protest, emphasize, insist, persist, stress, correct, rectify, right
English Thesaurus: claim, allege, maintain, insist, assert, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

maintain S2 W1 AC /meɪnˈteɪn, mən-/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: verb: maintain; noun: maintenance]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: maintenir, from Latin manu tenere 'to hold in the hand']

1. MAKE SOMETHING CONTINUE to make something continue in the same way or at the same standard as before:
Careers Officers maintain contact with young people when they have left school.
Britain wants to maintain its position as a world power.
A lot depends on building and maintaining a good relationship with your customers.
The hotel prides itself on maintaining high standards.
How can we maintain control of spending?

2. LEVEL/RATE to make a level or rate of activity, movement etc stay the same:
It is important to maintain a constant temperature inside the greenhouse.
This is the most efficient way to build up and maintain a reasonable level of physical fitness.

3. SAY to strongly express your belief that something is true Synonym : claim
maintain (that)
Critics maintain that these reforms will lead to a decline in educational standards.
maintain your innocence (=say that you did not commit a crime)
He maintained his innocence and said the allegations were ‘ridiculous’.

4. LOOK AFTER SOMETHING to keep a machine, building etc in good condition by checking and repairing it regularly:
The report found that safety equipment had been very poorly maintained.
The company is responsible for maintaining public telephone boxes.

5. PROVIDE MONEY/FOOD to provide someone with the things they need, such as money or food Synonym : provide for:
How can you maintain a family on $900 a month?

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

maintain
verb
I. keep sth at the same level
VERB + MAINTAIN be anxious to, want to We are anxious to maintain our close links with the police.
have to, need to | strive to, try to | help (to) | be able to | be difficult to The government's position became increasingly difficult to maintain.
PHRASES the duty/need to maintain sth He emphasized the need to maintain the status quo.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

maintain
II. keep sth in good condition
ADV. properly, well | poorly a poorly maintained central heating system
VERB + MAINTAIN be difficult to | be easy to
PHRASES be responsible for maintaining sth

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی maintain) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.71 : 2178
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