Synonyms for uphold
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Abet and instigate are now used almost without exception in a bad sense; one may incite either to good or evil. One incites or instigates to the doing of something not yet done, or to increased activity or further advance in the doing of it; one abets by giving sympathy, countenance, or substantial aid to the doing of that which is already projected or in process of commission. Abet and instigate apply either to persons or actions, incite to persons only; one incites a person to an action. A clergyman will advocate the claims of justice, aid the poor, encourage the despondent, support the weak, uphold the constituted authorities; but he will not incite to a quarrel, instigate a riot, or abet a crime. The originator of a crime often instigates or incites others to abet him in it, or one may instigate or incite others to a crime in the commission of which he himself takes no active part. Compare HELP.
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continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveverb
keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
"preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
touch, stay on, retain, conserve, act up, pertain, come to, remain, continue, concern, impact, persist in, go forward, refer, extend, deal, keep, proceed, keep up, go along, affect, go on, save, relate, touch on, preserve, push, bear on, stay, conduct, bear upon, keep on, cover, have-to doe with, maintain, carry on
stand up for; stick up for; of causes, principles, or ideals
support against an opponent
"The appellate court upheld the verdict"
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Unfortunately, tragically, he apparently saw fit to betray his trust and no police officer can excuse that, it's bigger than just him. All police officers take an oath to uphold the law and no one is happy or anything other than disappointed when someone fails to uphold that oath.
Do what is right. Uphold what is right. Recite your prayer every night. Handle everything with care. Acknowledge everybody's help. Make good memories of yourself to everybody.
My Kentucky constitution that I took the oath to uphold in January stated that marriage is between one man and one woman. And that is the constitution that I have vowed to uphold, this is a much bigger battle than one small county or two small counties that are standing up for what they believe in.
If we cannot uphold this, that will spell trouble for ourselves, for Austria and Germany, therefore, we must uphold it.
I have to uphold not only the constitution of Alabama, but I swore to uphold the constitution of the United States and we will uphold the law of the United States. I will uphold the law of the nation and this is now the law.
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