Synonyms & Antonyms : Maintain



Maintain



( Verb )


The improvement in his health is being
maintained.

Synonyms:

Carry on

Conserve

Keep

Nurture

Retain

Uphold

Support

Claim

Contend

Justify

Vindicate

Perpetuate

Contextual Examples:

He was shouting and
carrying on.

She had a lot of problems to
contend with.

He
claimed to have been abroad when the crime was committed.

I do wish you wouldn’t
keep on interrupting me.

These measures will only
perpetuate the hostility between the two groups.

We
retained the paintings in original place when we decorated the room.

I consider that I have been completely
vindicated.



Antonyms:

Abolish

Break off

Conclude

Drop

End

Give up

Relinquish

Abandon

Suspend

Terminate

Desert

Contextual Examples:

The fort had long been
abandoned.

Death penalty should be
abolished in all countries.

He
broke off in the middle of the sentence.

The story
concludes with the hero’s death.

They
ended the play with a song.

I
give up. Tell me what the answer is.




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