Definition of Sustains

1. Noun. (plural of sustain) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of sustain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sustains

1. sustain [v] - See also: sustain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sustains

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sustainably
sustained
sustained emotion
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sustained yields
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sustainers
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sustainment
sustainments
sustains (current term)
sustenance
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sustentation
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sustentions
susu
susurrant
susurrate

Literary usage of Sustains

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The more apparent disorder it contains, the more it partakes of the fire of intoxication, the better it sustains the true dithyrambic character. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Commission government—Municipal—Continued Sacramento sustains commission government. Nat Munie K 6:418-19 My '17 Ser aleo City manager plan Commission on ..."

3. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1915)
"hold, in the absence of any convincing argument which sustains a different construction of the rules. Said Assembly bill, as amended, was read the third ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"A thorough examination of this case convinces us that, on principle, it fully sustains our position. Messrs. TT Gantt, FT Hughes and AJ Baker, ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"so far as the order overrules the demurrer It is affirmed, but in so far as it sustains the demurrer it is reversed. (87 SC 250) BOWEN v. JOHNSTON. ..."

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