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Definition of Uphold

Uphold

  1. To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
  2. To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
  3. To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing.

Uphold Quotations

Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.
Bill Shuster

Those who served, and those who continue to serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard took an oath to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and we can never forget the importance of their commitment to our Nation.
Robin Hayes

And we have done more in the two and a half years that I've been in here than the previous 43 Presidents to uphold that principle, whether it's ending 'don't ask, don't tell,' making sure that gay and lesbian partners can visit each other in hospitals, making sure that federal benefits can be provided to same-sex couples.
Barack Obama

I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Anne Frank

There is not one single police officer in America that I am not afraid of and not one that I would trust to tell the truth or obey the laws they are sworn to uphold. I do not believe they protect me in any way.
Henry Rollins
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Uphold Translations

uphold in French is stopper
uphold in German is halten, aufrechterhalten
uphold in Italian is durare
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