Maintain

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Definition

to maintain: to keep, to have, to guard
verb
Try to maintain control.

(a) well-maintained (garden): (a) tidy (garden), which someone takes good care of
adjective

Examples

  • "I'll need to check that your equipment and utensils are clean and well-maintained."
  • "You must have spent millions to have this place built and you must be paying millions just to maintain it!"
  • "I managed to maintain a shred of dignity by sticking out my ‘pinkie' finger with each sip."
  • "Your role is critical in maintaining our strong sales numbers despite the economic downturn."
  • "Greenzo: Saving the earth while maintaining profitability."
  • "I maintain the balance of fluid in the body by removing waste from the blood and excreting it as urine."
  • "-Going the extra mile to satisfy a customer is a great way of maintaining customer loyalty."
  • "To help us maintain the high standards of our consulting group, we would greatly appreciate if you could take a few moments to fill in the attached performance evaluation form for our employee, Robert Tiberius Carter."
  • "It's true that Stickypedia is maintained by anonymous volunteers rather than renowned experts, but despite this, it works remarkably well!"

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