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Engelsk udsagnsord: sustain

1. sustain (om tilstand) lengthen or extend in duration or space

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible.
Prolong the treatment of the patient.
Keep up the good work.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)keep up, prolong

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold

Mere specifikke termercontinue, keep, keep on, retain

2. sustain (i anatomi) undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe suffered a fracture in the accident.
He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars.
She got a bruise on her leg.
He got his arm broken in the scuffle.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get, have, suffer

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerexperience, get, have, receive

Mere specifikke termerbreak down, break up, collapse, collapse, crack, crack up, cramp, crock up

Udsagnsord med lignende betydninghave

3. sustain (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) provide with nourishment

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe sustained ourselves on bread and water.
This kind of food is not nourishing for young children.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nourish, nurture

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termercater, ply, provide, supply

Mere specifikke termercarry

4. sustain (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) supply with necessities and support

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe alone sustained her family.
The money will sustain our good cause.
There's little to earn and many to keep.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)keep, maintain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhave, have got, hold

Mere specifikke termercarry, patronage, reseed

5. sustain (om relation) be the physical support of; carry the weight of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe beam holds up the roof.
He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam.
What's holding that mirror?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold, hold up, support

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mere specifikke termerblock, brace, bracket, buoy, buoy up, carry, chock, pole, prop, prop up, scaffold, shore, shore up, truss, underpin

6. sustain (om kommunikation) admit as valid

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe court sustained the motion.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeracknowledge, admit

7. sustain (om erkendelse) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis story confirmed my doubts.
The evidence supports the defendant.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mere specifikke termerback, back up, demonstrate, document, establish, prove, shew, show, validate, verify, vouch

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)negate, contradict

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