- verbADVERB▪ consistently, firmly, rigorously, vigorously▪ unanimously▪
Three judges unanimously upheld the sentence.VERB + UPHOLD▪ have a duty to▪ be determined to▪
We are determined to uphold the law.▪ seek to▪ promise to▪ vote to▪
The IWC voted to uphold the ban on commercial whaling.▪ fail toUphold is used with these nouns as the object: ↑acquittal, ↑appeal, ↑ban, ↑claim, ↑constitution, ↑conviction, ↑decision, ↑dismissal, ↑doctrine, ↑faith, ↑finding, ↑honour, ↑ideal, ↑injunction, ↑law, ↑legality, ↑oath, ↑principle, ↑reputation, ↑right, ↑ruling, ↑sentence, ↑statute, ↑submission, ↑supremacy, ↑tradition, ↑validity, ↑value, ↑verdict
Collocations dictionary. 2013.