Sustain Meaning and Definition


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Sustain meaning

Word: Sustain

How to pronounce: səsˈteɪn

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Strengthen or support physically or mentally.

Example sentences: "This thought had sustained him throughout the years"

2. Undergo or suffer (something unpleasant, especially an injury)

Example sentences: "He died after sustaining severe head injuries"

3. Cause to continue or be prolonged for an extended period or without interruption.

Example sentences: "He cannot sustain a normal conversation"

4. Uphold, affirm, or confirm the justice or validity of.

Example sentences: "The allegations of discrimination were sustained"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An effect or facility on a keyboard or electronic instrument whereby a note can be sustained after the key is released.

Example sentences: "She has a decent voice, but it was her sustain on the more difficult notes that really impressed."


Synonyms:

endure

stand

withstand

tolerate

survive

handle

undergo

stay

provide

ensure

maintain

bolster

prop up

shore up

support

undergird

prop

countenance

incur

carry

suffer

bear

underpin

keep

uphold

hold

keep up

have

meet

abide

feel

pass

go

nourish

nurture

take

accept

confirm

affirm

corroborate

brook

buttress

stomach


Derivations:

sustaining


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Sustain in Other Languages...

Spanish: Sostener

German: Sustain

French: Soutenir

Italian: Sostenere

Turkish: Sürdürmek


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