Definition of 'maintain'
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Having a strong core will help you to maintain a good running technique. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is also a good way to maintain a clump that has naturally died out in the middle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One possible reason why exercise and diet help to keep the brain healthy is they maintain good blood flow. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She has always maintained her innocence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For this reason I try to maintain good physical form. The Sun (2016)Washington had always maintained he stood above party. America Past and Present (1995)Austria will maintain and defend this with all means at her disposal. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Set goals focusing on maintaining good health habits. The Sun (2015)Thus the winds maintain the conditions that set them blowing in the first place. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)He had always maintained close links with his homeland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Keep the weights high while maintaining good technique. The Sun (2012)The trick is to maintain your condition as much as you can. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keep the weights heavy but maintain good technique throughout. The Sun (2013)Maintaining peak physical condition is essential in my sport. The Sun (2011)It also benefited patients with other heart conditions while maintaining healthy blood pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Keep the weights heavy but maintain good technique. The Sun (2013)He maintains that the conditions which sustain life are not infinite. Improve Your Landscape PaintingHe served 16 months in jail but has always maintained his innocence. The Sun (2015)This is really important if we are to maintain good, constructive relationships between colleagues. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The difference was that all those players were much younger and thus could do the tracking and defending required to maintain a modicum of balance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Wales manager will be constantly reminding his players of the need to maintain concentration while defending for lengthy spells. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I was elected to defend, maintain and continue to perfect socialism, not destroy it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'maintain'
British English: maintain /meɪnˈteɪn/ VERB
If you maintain something, you continue to have it, and do not let it stop or grow weaker.
I maintained contact with them for years.
- American English: maintain
- Arabic: يَصُونُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: manter
- Chinese: 维持
- Croatian: održavati
- Czech: udržovat v pořádku
- Danish: bevare
- Dutch: onderhouden behouden
- European Spanish: mantener preservar
- Finnish: ylläpitää
- French: maintenir
- German: erhalten
- Greek: συντηρώ
- Italian: mantenere
- Japanese: 維持する
- Korean: 유지하다
- Norwegian: opprettholde
- Polish: utrzymać
- European Portuguese: manter
- Romanian: a menține
- Russian: поддерживать
- Spanish: mantener sostener
- Swedish: underhålla serva
- Thai: ดูแลรักษา
- Turkish: sürdürmek
- Ukrainian: зберігати
- Vietnamese: duy trì
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