- v.保持( maintain的过去式和过去分词 ); 保养; 坚持; 保卫;
They have maintained their optimism in the face of desolating subjugation.
He maintained an ambivalent attitude to the Church throughout his long life.
He had maintained a rigid diet, shedding some twenty pounds.
He has maintained that the money was donated for international purposes.
Crowley maintained a stream of invective and abuse against Waite.
The cars are getting older and less well-maintained.
She maintained a kind of meek-ness.
He maintained a professional demeanour throughout.
Throughout his trial he maintained a dignified silence.
His car has been well maintained and is in excellent condition.
The king maintained order within the bounds of his realm.
The two countries have maintained friendly relations for many years.
For three nights, the shepherd maintained his lonely vigil.
While he was at the university, an uncle maintained him in clothing.
This island is maintained as a sanctuary for endangered species.
But chariots maintained their place in parades and triumphs right up until the end of the Roman Empire 1,500 years later.
It can be maintained among people of different age groups.
The fifty-two week money challenge is simple and if it is maintained, it will result in 1378 dollars in your savings account each year.
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1. kept in good condition
2. made ready for service
3. continued in your keeping or use or memory;
"in...the retained pattern of dancers and guests remembered"