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uphold

see definition of uphold
  • verbmaintain, support
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Synonyms for uphold

verb maintain, support
  • advocate
  • confirm
  • defend
  • encourage
  • endorse
  • hold to
  • justify
  • promote
  • side with
  • stand by
  • vindicate
  • aid
  • assist
  • back
  • bolster
  • boost
  • brace
  • buttress
  • carry
  • champion
  • countenance
  • elevate
  • help
  • hoist
  • prop
  • raise
  • rear
  • second
  • sustain
  • uplift
  • upraise
  • back up
  • buoy up
  • hold up one's end
  • pick up
  • shore up
  • stick by
  • stick up for
  • take up
  • upbear
  • uprear

Antonyms for uphold

  • attack
  • deny
  • oppose
  • protest
  • abandon
  • block
  • decrease
  • depress
  • destroy
  • discourage
  • drop
  • fall
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • injure
  • lessen
  • lower
  • neglect
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • stop
  • undermine
  • weaken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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advocated

verb. support idea or cause publicly

advocates

verb. support idea or cause publicly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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