The new FSA media requirements, however, will be onerous for freelancers if they are maintained.
He maintained he was not given the proper support needed to end it.
Still, he maintained, she was capable of making her desires known.
For all but the last year of the Iran-Iraq War, Iran maintained an embassy in Baghdad.
Throughout its history Converse has maintained strong ties to street culture.
The cold manner she maintained towards me at your father's house——'
He wanted to see the sort of establishment which Phillopolis maintained.
In general, Aquinas maintained in different senses the real existence of universals ante rem, in re and post rem.
What is now maintained is that it is not incidental or subordinate.
During this time he maintained at his own cost as writers seven Englishmen and as many foreigners.
mid-13c., "to practice habitually," from Anglo-French meintenir (Old French maintenir, 12c.) "keep (a wife), sustain; persevere in, practice continually," from Latin manu tenere "hold in the hand," from manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual) + tenere "to hold" (see tenet). Meaning "to carry on, keep up" is from mid-14c.; that of "to keep oneself, to support" is from late 14c. Sense of "to defend in speech" is from mid-14c. Related: Maintained; maintaining; maintains.
To stay under control; to keep one's composure: While he gives this silly speech, I need to maintain