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uphold

421 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ʌphˈə͡ʊld], [ʌphˈə‍ʊld], [ʌ_p_h_ˈəʊ_l_d]
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Synonyms for Uphold:

assist (verb)

abet, aid, assist, avail, back, benefit, favor, foster, help, serve, succor, support, sustain.

defend (verb)

answer, argue, avert, backfire, bar, barricade, buffer, counter, counterattack, cover, defend, fend, guard, oppose, police, protect, rebut, reply, resist, respond, retort, return, safeguard, save, screen, secure, shelter, shield, ward.

support (verb)

bolster, buttress, hinge, prop, underpin.

Other synonyms and related words:

A, abiding, absolve, accept, accredit, acknowledge, acquit, act up, adhere to, admire, admit, adoption, advance, advocate, affect, affirm, afford support, align oneself with, alimony, allege in support, allow, answer for, apology, approve, approve of, argue for, assert, asseverate, assistance, assure, attest, attest to, authenticate, authorize, back up, backing, backs, backstop, bandage, bankroll, be answerable for, be supportive, bear, bear on, bear out, bear up, bear upon, bear witness, befriend, besides, bless, bolster up, boost, brace, braces, buoy, buoy up, buttress up, care, carefully, carry, carry on, cast up, cause, cautiously, certify, champion, charily, cherish, circumspectly, circumstantiate, claim, cleave to, clinch, come to, comfort, commend, concern, condone, conduct, confirm, conservatively, conserve, constant, contend for, continue, continuous, contribute, cooperate, copyright, correct, corroborate, countenance, countersign, cradle, crane, create, crutch, cushion, deal, defence, defended that, defense, deliver, demonstrate, detain, document, due, elevate, embolden, embrace, encourage, encouragement, encouraging, endorse, endorsed, endure, enduring, ensure, erect, escalate, espousal, espouse, establish, esteem, eternal, eventually, everlasting, exculpate, excuse, exert, experience, explain, facilitate, fair, favorable, favour, fight, fight for, finance, float, float high, fortification, fortify, forward, fund, furnish support, further, get behind, give credit, give support, go along, go forward, go on, go to bat for, govern, guarantee, guardedly, guarder, hang onto, harp upon, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hew to, hike, hitherto, hoick, hoist, hold, hold to, hold up, hold up one's end, hold with, impact, impetus, in favour of, in sympathy with, incentive, incitement, indorse, inducement, instigation, insure, invest in, jerk up, justifiable, justification, justificatory, justified, justify, keep, keep afloat, keep alive, keep going, keep in countenance, keep intact, keep inviolate, keep on, keep on foot, keep safe, keep up, knock up, lasting, legalize, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimize, lend support, levitate, lift, lift up, livelihood, lob, loft, mainstay, maintain, maintenance, make a plea, make good, misbehave badly, move, move ahead, nerve, nonetheless, not destroy, not endanger, not expend, not use up, not waste, nourish, nurture, observe, pat, patent, perk up, permanent, perpetual, perpetuate, persevere, persevere in, persist, persist in, persisting, pertain, pillow, plead for, plump for, poise, preserve, probate, proceed, prolong, promise, promote, prop up, proper, proselytize, protection, prove, pry, push, raise, raise up, ratify, rationalize, rear, rear up, recognize, recommend, refer, refute, register, reinforce, relate, relieve, remain, repeat, reside, respect, retain, ride high, right, righteous, riposte, riprap, rise, sanction, say in defense, second, security, set up, settle, shore, shore up, shoulder, show, side with, sky, spare, speak, speak for, speak up for, sponsor, stabilize, stand, stand behind, stand for, stand up for, stand-by, state categorically, stay, stay on, stick by, stick up, stick up for, stimulus, strengthen, sublimate, subscribe to, subsidize, substantiate, subvene, subvention, subventionize, succour, suffer, supported, supportive, sustained, sympathize with, take kindly to, take the part of, think well of, throw up, touch, touch on, under pin, under prop, under set, underbrace, undergird, undergo, underlie, underset, underwrite, unearthly, upbear, upbuoy, upcast, upheave, uphoist, upholder, upkeep, uplift, upraise, uprear, upthrow, urge reasons for, valid, validate, verify, view with favor, vigilantly, vindicate, vindicatory, vouch, vouch for, waft, warily, warrant, wield, yet.

Rhymes for Uphold:

  1. mold, rolled, sold, bowled, old, mould, cold, doled, scold, told, fold, hold, polled, bold, tolled, strolled, gold;
  2. extolled, enfold, unsold, paroled, controlled, cajoled, withhold, behold, enrolled, twofold, unfold, foretold, consoled, untold, remold;
  3. undersold, uncontrolled, oversold;

Quotes for Uphold:

  1. The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability. Anna Lindh.
  2. And I am also here to say that if something were to happen, we are prepared to respond swiftly, to respond effectively, and to respond strongly. That is our tradition as a country. And that is a tradition that we will uphold regardless of any circumstance because this nation is one that is very, very strong and, indeed, extraordinarily resilient. Janet Napolitano.
  3. Obviously, I'll keep fighting to uphold the Constitution. Michael Newdow.
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