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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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