(?), v. t. 1. To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
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The mournful train with groans, and hands upheld.
Besought his pity.
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2. To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
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Honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Prov. xxix 3.
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In spite of spite, alone upholds the day.
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3. To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing.
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