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  1. List of paraphrases for "upholds":

    defends, maintains, supports, confirms, advocates, respects

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Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2754supports
#8214maintains
#10145advocates
#11843respects
#13726confirms
#20673defends
#43220upholds

How to use upholds in a sentence?

  1. Josh Blackman:

    If the court upholds the travel ban on statutory grounds, it will signal that Congress has for decades vested the president with the flexibility to respond to an unforeseeable national security dynamic.

  2. Kristen Korte:

    He upholds the Constitution. He's backing the police and helping with all the violence and destruction and the killing from the riots and everything. I could go on and on.

  3. Wei Fenghe:

    China upholds peaceful development, and China's military unswervingly protects the country's sovereignty, security and development interests, china and the United States can only develop together if we maintain no conflict, no confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation.

  4. Jeffrey Manber:

    There are no flags here. This is not China and the U.S. reaching an agreement. we have a world class researcher who upholds the values of the West and the honor of National Lab.

  5. Kristen Korte:

    What doesnt make him the better candidate? he upholds the Constitution. He's backing the police and helping with all the violence and destruction and the killing from the riots and everything. I could go on and on.


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