Definitions of "sustain"
  1. Refers to the action of affirming or endorsing something as true, legal, or justified
  2. Denotes the action of accepting or affirming something as legitimate or valid
How to use "sustain" in a sentence
  1. The judge chose to sustain the objection raised by the defense attorney.
  2. In the event of an appeal, the higher court may sustain the lower court's decision.
  3. The committee chose to sustain the recommendation put forth by the subcommittee.

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