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USE IT


sustain bear the weight of........


sustain

to supply with food, drink, and other necessities of life


sustain To prove or corroborate; confirm. ........


Rash cards were issued out of necessity to ensure war.

sustainability during the


USE IT


sustain To prove or corroborate; confirm. ........


sustain bear the weight of........


sustain 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

– verb (used with object) to support, hold, or bear up from below; bear the weight of, as a structure. to bear (a burden, charge, etc.). to undergo, experience, or suffer (injury, loss, etc.); endure without giving way or yielding. to keep (a person, the mind, the spirits, etc.) from giving way, as under trial or affliction. to keep up or keep going, as an action or process: to sustain a conversation. to supply with food, drink, and other necessities of life. to provide for (an institution or the like) by furnishing means or funds. to support (a cause or the like) by aid or approval. to uphold as valid, just, or correct, as a claim or the person making it: The judge sustained the lawyer’s objection. to confirm or corroborate, as a statement: Further investigation sustained my suspicions.

Origin: 1250–1300; ME suste(i)nen < AF sustenir, OF < L sustinēre to uphold, equiv. to sus- sus- + -tinēre, comb. form of tenēre to hold Related forms: sustainable, adjective sustainability, noun sustainedly   /Pronunciation [suh-stey-nid-lee, -steynd-] Show IPA , adverb sustainingly, adverb sustainment, noun Synonyms: 1. carry. See support. 3. bear. 5. maintain. | Thesaurus »Related Words for : sustain keep up, prolong, get, have, suffer View more related words »sus·tain (s-stān’) tr.v. sus·tained, sus·tain·ing, sus·tains 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

To keep in existence; maintain. To supply with necessities or nourishment; provide for. To support from below; keep from falling or sinking; prop. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage. To bear up under; withstand: can’t sustain the blistering heat. To experience or suffer: sustained a fatal injury. To affirm the validity of: The judge has sustained the prosecutor’s objection. To prove or corroborate; confirm. To keep up (a joke or assumed role, for example) competently.

[Middle English sustenen, from Old French sustenir, from Latin sustinēre : sub-, from below; see sub- + tenēre, to hold; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]sus·tain’a·bil’i·ty n., sus·tain’a·ble adj., sus·tain’er n., sus·tain’ment n. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition sustain c.1290, from O.Fr. sustenir “hold up, endure,” from L. sustinere “hold up, support, endure,” from sub “up from below” + tenere “to hold” (see tenet). Sustainable growth is recorded from 1965.


sustain bear the weight of........

MDES DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS _ PATRICIA QUIGLEY

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