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maintain

verb: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

verb: keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts"

verb: supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"

verb: state categorically

verb: have and exercise; "wield power and authority"

verb: maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"

verb: maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"

verb: state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"

verb: support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"

verb: stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"


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maintain

Length: 8 letters

Scrabble value: 10

Words with Friends value: 10

Literati value: 8

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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