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Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed.

They were just way too aggressive to try and maintain on a farm here,” says Gow of his “Nazi cows.

While not all 86 million maintain positions of governance or public service, the Party's machinery runs on watchmaker precision.

There was really only one good reason to maintain the embargo: Trade with Cuba strengthens the Castros.

But if the goal is to maintain any hope—grim as it is— for serious negotiations leading to a two state solution.

The dormant accounts most of the banks maintain with the reserve bank are, perhaps, indicative of their attitude toward it.

I always maintain that our women are of immense service to us, but many of them are physically unfit.

But in one respect the currency notes helped to maintain the country's gold standard.

My own opportunities have been very limited, yet so far as they go they tend to maintain the justice of this remark.

Not one of the early electric actions proved either quick or reliable, and all were costly to install and maintain.


On this page you'll find 203 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maintain, such as: continue, control, cultivate, finance, keep, and manage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.