Synonyms of uphold in English:

uphold


See US English definition of uphold

See UK English definition of uphold

See Spanish definition of conservar

verb

1‘the court upheld his claim for damages’

SYNONYMS
confirm, endorse, sustain, validate, ratify, verify, vindicate, justify, approve
support, give one's support to, be supportive of, back, back up, give one's backing to, stand by, champion, defend, come to the defence of, stick up for
ANTONYMS

overturn, oppose

2‘they've a tradition to uphold’

SYNONYMS
maintain, sustain, continue, preserve, protect, keep, hold to, keep alive, keep going, strengthen, nurture
ANTONYMS

abandon