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sustain
sə'steɪn
Main
English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses).
  2. Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.
  3. Admit as valid.
  4. Supply with necessities and support.
  5. Provide with nourishment.
  6. Be the physical support of; carry the weight of.
  7. Lengthen or extend in duration or space.
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Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb
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承受chéngshòuto bear; to support; to inherit
支援zhīyuánto provide assistance; to support; to back
支撑zhīchēngto prop up; to support; strut; brace
供养gōngyǎngto supply; to provide for one's elders; to support one's parents
供养gòngyǎngto make offerings (to the Gods)
继续jìxùto continue; to proceed with; to go on with
忍受rěnshòuto bear; to endure
蒙受méngshòuto suffer; to sustain (loss)
准许zhǔnxǔto allow; to grant; to permit
承重chéngzhòngto sustain; to bear the weight (of the upper storeys in architecture); load-bearing
承载chéngzàito bear the weight; to sustain
遭受zāoshòuto suffer; to sustain (loss, misfortune)
zhīto support; to sustain; to erect; to raise; branch; division; to draw money; measure word for rods such as pens and guns, for army divisions and for songs or compositions; (Chinese surname)
撑拒chēngjùto resist; to struggle; to sustain
guǐ(same as ) a cupboard; a closet, to put into a cupboard or closet; to put into the proper place, to wear on the head, to support; to sustain; to bear
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