uphold[ uhp-hohld ]SEE DEFINITION OF uphold
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UPHOLD
Wise counsels, like those which gave us the Constitution, prevailed to uphold it.
I will uphold the curve of her eyelashes, for it tickleth my very heart-root to think of her.
It seemed as if they stood 'round me, ready to uphold me in what I was doin'.
The only one who walked pretty soberly was the head-master, who had to uphold his dignity.
He may be a Republican, and he must uphold with warmth and conviction Royalist theories.
This is one of our most cherished victories, for it can do much to uphold our authority.
He was a bad Governor, but he was not so bad as the cause he was obliged to uphold.
And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered, and there was none to uphold.
To uphold the Crown and beat Black Michael—that was his one resolve.
The minions, appointed to uphold the law, were easily accounted for.