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Definition of "maintained" []

  • To continue or retain; keep in existence (verb)
  • To keep in proper or good condition (verb)
  • To support a style of living (verb)
  • To state or assert (verb)
  • To defend against contradiction; uphold (verb)
  • To defend against physical attack (verb)
  • Showing maintenance or attention (adjective)

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  • Simple past tense and past participle of maintain. (verb)

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Use "maintained" in a sentence
  • "Starting with issue #1 Jan. 9, 2008, the title maintained a steady publication schedule for most of the first eight issues, but that seems to have fallen by the wayside."
  • "The Iraqi government under President Saddam Hussein maintained from the start that Speicher perished at the crash site."
  • "The Iraqi government under President Saddam Hussein maintained from the start that Speicher perished at the site where his F/A-18 fighter jet crashed in the desert."