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[me͡ɪntˈe͡ɪn], [me‍ɪntˈe‍ɪn], [m_eɪ_n_t_ˈeɪ_n]

Synonyms for Maintain:

affirm (verb)

accept, acknowledge, adjure, admit, affirm, approve, assert, assure, attest, aver, avouch, certify, claim, contend, corroborate, declare, endorse, express, pledge, proclaim, profess, promise, pronounce, propound, ratify, set down, state, submit, support, sustain, testify, validate, verify, warrant.

believe (verb)

assent, assume, believe, conclude, credit, deem, gather, give faith, hold, judge, presume, put faith in, suppose, surmise, take for granted, trust, understand.

conserve (verb)

conserve, keep, preserve, reserve, save.

continue (verb)

abide, continue, extend, persevere, persist, prolong, protract.

order (verb)

adjust, arrange, array, balance, cast, categorize, chart, class, classify, collate, compose, control, design, devise, establish, fix, form, frame, grade, group, harmonize, integrate, marshal, mediate, methodize, normalize, orchestrate, order, organize, pigeonhole, place, plan, plot, prepare, program, rank, rate, rationalize, regulate, right, schedule, schematize, scheme, score, screen, separate, set, settle, shape, sift, sort, stabilize, stratify, structure, subordinate, systematize, type, unify, unsnarl.

protect (verb)

cover, defend, guard, protect, safeguard, secure, shelter, shield.

retain (verb)

hinder, prevent, retain.

Other synonyms and related words:

A, Perdure, abide by, abiding, absorb, abstain, aby, accommodate, account as, acquire, act, act upon, adhere, adhere to, adjudge, adopt, advance, advancement, advantage, advocate, afford, afford support, afterward, afterwards, agree, aid, aid someone financially, alimony, allege, allege in support, allotment, allow, allowance, announce, annunciate, answer, apologize, apply, apply oneself to, argue, argue for, arrest, articulate, ascendancy, assert positively, assert roundly, assever, asseverate, attend, authority, authorization, avow, back, back up, bank, bank up, bankroll, be -in action, be afraid, be safe, bear, bear on, bear out, bear the brunt, bear up, bestow, bide, bind, blow to, board, boast, bolster, bolster up, bond, book, bookmark, bottle up, brace, bring up, broach, brook no denial, buoy up, buttress, cache, calm and orderly, capitalize, care, care for, carry, carry on, carry on with, carry out, cater, celebrate, champion, check, cherish, cling, cling to, clothe, command, commission, conceive, concord, concur, conduct, confess, confine, confirm, conservation, conserving, consider, constant, contain, contemplate, contend for, continue to be, continue to have, continuous, contribute, copyright, cork, cork up, correct, countenance, counter, cradle, crutch, cultivate, curb, cushion, daresay, darn, defeat time, defy, defy time, delineate, depose, detain, detect, die in harness, discharge, discover, do, donate, download, due, dwell, dwell on, earmark, economise, economize, embrace, emphasize, encourage, endow, endure, enduring, engage, engross, enjoin, enjoy, enounce, entertain, enunciate, espouse, esteem, estimate, eternal, eternalize, everlasting, exercise, exert, exist, expect, facebook, fair, fall back upon, fancy, feed, feel, fend for, fight, fight back, fight down, fight for, fill, fill up, finance, find, find credible, find creditable, follow, forward, foster, fulfil, fund, furnish, furnish support, gain, get, give, give support, go, go all lengths, go along, go far, go for, go on, go on with, go treat, govern, guarantee, guaranty, guess, halt, handle, handle effectively, hang on, hang on to, harbor, harbour, harp upon, have, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have got, have it, have rightfully, have the idea, have within, help, hoard, hold as, hold back, hold good, hold in, hold in hand, hold on, hold one's footing, hold one's ground, hold one's own, hold open, hold out, hold over, hold together, hold up, honor, honour, housekeeping, hover, husband, imagine, immortalize, improvement, inhibit, insist, insist on, insist upon, insurance, introduce, invest, involve, issue a manifesto, italicize, jog on, justifiable, justificatory, justified, justify, keep abreast, keep afloat, keep alive, keep apart, keep at, keep back, keep dark, keep down, keep going, keep in, keep in repair, keep informed, keep intact, keep into force, keep inviolate, keep off, keep on, keep on foot, keep on ice, keep one's footing, keep one's ground, keep open, keep out, keep safe, keep up, keep waiting, keeping, kept, last, last long, last out, lasting, lay down, legality, legitimate, lend support, lengthen, let be, let it be, live, live on, live through, live up to, livelihood, lock in, long and slender, look after, look on, look upon, look upon as, mainstay, maintain its course, maintain one's ground, maintenance, make, make a plea, make available, make provision for, make safe, manage, manifesto, meet, memorialize, mention, mind, moderate, modify, modulate, monopolize, not attempt, not destroy, not do, not endanger, not expend, not use up, not waste, note, notice, nourish, nurse, nurture, obligate, oblige, observe, obtain, occupy, offer, operate, opine, oppose, outlive, overhaul, own, patent, patronize, pay for, pay the bill, perennate, perform, permanent, perpetual, perpetuate, persevere in, persist in, persist with, pillow, play, plead, plead for, plod, possess, practise, predicate, present, preservation, press, pretend, prevail, proceed, proceed with, produce, proffer, progress, prolongation, promote, prop, prop up, proper, propose, protection, protest, prove, provender, provide, provide for, provision, purport, pursue, purvey, put, put credence in, put credence into, put faith into, put forth, put forward, put in gaol, put it, quicken, raise, reach, rear, reason, reasonable, rebut, reckon, recondition, recruit, rectify, refit, refrain, refrigerate, refute, regard, register, regularize, reinforce, remain, remark, renew, reopen, repair, repeat, replenish, reply, report, repress, repute, rescue, resist, respond, rest, restore, restrain, retentive, righteous, riposte, rise, run, s ground, safety, salvage, sanction, save from damage, save up, say, say in defense, search, security, service, set down as, set forth, set up, sew, shore, shore up, shoulder, show fight, spare, speak, speak for, speak out, speak up, speak up for, specify, sponsor, stand, stand drinks, stand fast, stand firm, stand for, stand on, stand one's ground, stand still, stand the brunt, stand to, stand treat, stand up for, state categorically, stay, stay fresh, stay on, stay with, stet, stick, stick to, stick to work, stick up for, stick with, stock, store, strain, stress, stretch tight, strike, subscribe, subsequently, subsidize, subsist, substantiate, subvene, subvention, subventionize, suffer, supply, supply support, suppress, survive, suspect, swear, take, take care of, take charge of, take effect, take for, take hold, take it, take its course, take no denial, take note, tarry, tend, tender, thereafter, think, throw, tide over, tolerate, trace, treat, treat to, trow, underbrace, undergird, underlie, underpin, underset, undertake, underwrite, unearthly, upbear, uphold, upkeep, upload, urge, urge reasons for, utter, valid, victual, view as, vindicate, vindicatory, voice, vouch, vouchsafe, vow, watch attentively, watch over, wear, wear well, ween, wield, wine and dine, withhold, withstand, work, yield.

Rhymes for Maintain:

  1. complain, fain, champagne, reign, cane, plain, vain, chain, crane, romain, remain, lorraine, refrain, pane, wayne, train, mundane, cocaine, brain, gain, paine, humane, contain, spain, campaign, pertain, insane, rain, jain, hussein, swain, rogaine, profane, slain, urbane, arcane, regain, restrain, grain, ingrain, pain, inane, domain, main, champlain, sprain, sustain, stain, retain, deign, drain, romaine, rein, ukraine, champaign, ordain, sane, bahrain, feign, mane, vane, constrain, twain, wane, germane, wain, explain, butane, maine, preordain, vein, detain, obtain, strain, disdain, attain, arraign, plane, bane;
  2. amain, again, abstain;
  3. ascertain, inhumane, entertain, aquitaine;
  4. legerdemain;

Quotes for Maintain:

  1. We all say no to war, we are all for justice and peace. But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. But we hope it won't be the case. Silvio Berlusconi.
  2. We would like to have friendly regimes with enough broad participation of their populations to maintain long -term stability, so that we would have not only access to the region's wealth, but we would be able to ensure the security of our good friend Israel. Frank Carlucci.
  3. I can't tell you how hard I worked the last year. In fact, I worked so hard that I know I can't maintain that same work level in 2001, so I've got to quit something. Christopher Darden.

Idioms of Maintain:

  1. maintain sm in sth;
  2. maintain sth at sth;