If the hair color is changed, it must be natural looking and well-maintained.
The well-maintained and successful operation and the stability of railway finances are of primary importance to economic recovery.
Interest in the Association and nut culture appears to be well-maintained.
This poem, characterized by well-maintained humor, is one of the best of its kind.
It was in this splendid cruise, too, that she gained her well-maintained reputation for being a lucky ship.
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