US: /meɪnˈteɪnd/
UK: /me‍ɪntˈe‍ɪnd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

maintain /men'tein/
  • ngoại động từ
    • giữ, duy trì, bảo vệ, bảo quản
      • to maintain friendly relations: duy trì những quan hệ hữu nghị
      • to maintain an attitude: giữ một thái độ
      • to maintain a road: bảo quản một con đường
    • giữ vững, không rời bỏ
      • to maintain one's position: giữ vững vị trí của mình
    • bảo vệ, xác nhận rằng
      • to maintain one's opinion: bảo vệ ý kiến của mình
    • nuôi, cưu mang
      • to maintain a large family: nuôi một gia đình đông con

Thesaurus dictionary

1 continue, preserve, persevere in, keep going, persist in, keep (up), carry on, retain, perpetuate, prolong, sustain, uphold:
Sarah maintained friendly relations with her ex-husband. Try to maintain your composure
2 look after, take care of, care for, preserve, (keep in) service, keep up, keep in repair; nurture, support:
It is expensive to maintain a vintage car. Allison maintains an ancient aunt in Piddlington
3 hold, state, say, declare, claim, assert, allege, testify, contend, aver, avow, announce, proclaim, vouchsafe, profess, insist (on), affirm:
Despite evidence to the contrary, he maintains that he is innocent.
4 defend, stand by, keep, fight for; take up the cudgels for, make a case for, advocate, champion, take or make a stand for, plead for, back (up), support, vindicate, justify, Colloq go to bat for:
He maintained his ground in the face of virulent attacks.

Concise English dictionary

+keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
+keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
+supply with necessities and support
+state categorically
+have and exercise
+maintain for use and service
+maintain by writing regular records
+state or assert
+support against an opponent
+observe correctly or closely