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We found 36 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word maintain:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. maintain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. maintain: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. maintain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. maintain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. maintain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. maintain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Maintain, maintain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. maintain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. maintain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. maintain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. maintain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. maintain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Maintain, maintain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. maintain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. maintain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. maintain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Maintain (Belly song), Maintain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Maintain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. maintain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. maintain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. maintain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. maintain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. maintain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. maintain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. maintain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. maintain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. maintain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. maintain: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. maintain: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. maintain: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. maintain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. maintain: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. maintain: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. maintain: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (maintain)

verb:  state or assert ("He maintained his innocence")
verb:  maintain for use and service
verb:  keep in a certain state, position, or activity
verb:  support against an opponent
verb:  maintain by writing regular records ("Maintain a record")
verb:  of power or authority
verb:  keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
verb:  observe correctly or closely
verb:  state categorically
verb:  supply with necessities and support

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Phrases that include maintain:   keep maintain a low profile, cant maintain, maintain a low profile, maintain a position, maintain as conformable to duty, more...

Words similar to maintain:   assert, asseverate, defend, exert, hold, keep, maintainability, maintainable, maintained, maintainer, maintaining, observe, preserve, sustain, uphold, wield, allege, aver, avow, keep up, more...

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