Word of the Day

sus·tain

səˈstān/

verb

  1. 1.

    strengthen or support physically or mentally.

    “this thought had sustained him throughout the years”

    synonyms: comforthelpassistencourage,succorsupportgive strength to,buoy up, carrycheer up, hearten;

    informalbuck up

    “her memories sustained her”

    • 2.

      undergo or suffer (something unpleasant, especially an injury).

      “he died after sustaining severe head injuries”

      synonyms: undergoexperiencesufferendure

      “she sustained slight injuries”

    noun

    MUSIC

    1. 1.

      an effect or facility on a keyboard or electronic instrument whereby a note can be sustained after the key is released.

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