vt.支持, 承受, 维持, 认可, 经受
The court sustained his claim that the contract was illegal.
Hope alone sustained him in his struggle.
The foundations were not strong enough to sustain the weight of the house.
lengthen or extend in duration or space
undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
supply with necessities and support
be the physical support of; carry the weight of
admit as valid
establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
1. 支撑; 承受, 承担
The pillars sustain the roof of the pit.
2. 维持, 供养; 支援
The boat stranded on the rocks and the boatman had to sustain himself with live fish before rescue came.
3. 支持, 鼓舞
An unshakable faith sustained him.
4. 忍受, 禁得起
The sea wall sustained the shock of waves.
5. 遭受, 蒙受
He sustained a serious wound in the stomach.
6. 【律】确认, 认可
The court sustained his claim.
7. 证实, 证明
The new theory is sustained by facts.
These four posts sustain the entire building.
An unshakable belief sustained me.
During the war we had just enough food to sustain us.
We do not have enough money to sustain our campaign for long.
He sustained a foot injury.