Uphold

Definition of Uphold

Up`hold´
v. t.1.To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
The mournful train with groans, and hands upheld.
Besought his pity.
- Dryden.
2.To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
Honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Prov. xxix 3.
Faulconbridge,
In spite of spite, alone upholds the day.
- Shak.
3.To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing.

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