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- (transitive) To maintain (something), or keep it in existence.
- (transitive) To provide for or nourish (something).
- (transitive) To encourage (something).
- (transitive) To experience or suffer (an injury, etc.).
- (transitive) To confirm, prove, or corroborate (something).
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to maintain something
to provide for or nourish something