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Sustain

sustain vt

1 : to support as true, legal, or just
2 : to allow or uphold as valid [ an objection] compare overrule
sus·tain·able adj



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.