Maintain

/meyntey'n/

Sense: Verb


  1. State or assert.

    1. He maintained his innocence.
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  2. State categorically.

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  3. Keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction.

    1. We preserve these archeological findings.
    2. The old lady could not keep up the building.
    3. Children must be taught to conserve our national heritage.
    4. The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
main•tain
IPA Transcription
/meɪnteɪ'n/
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