Übersetzung von “maintain” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

maintain

verb transitivemaintain /meɪnˈteɪn/
to make continue in the same way as before
maintenir

difficult to maintain his enthusiasm for the job
difficile de maintenir son enthousiasme pour ce travail

to maintain a healthy weight
maintenir un poids de santé
to keep a place or machine repaired and working correctly
entretenir

It costs a lot to maintain these public buildings.
Cela coûte beaucoup pour entretenir ces bâtiments publics.
to continue to claim that sth is true
maintenir

He maintains that he never saw the victim on the night of the murder.
Il maintient qu'il n'a jamais vu la victime la nuit du meurtre.
maintain your innocence
to continue to say you are innocent of a crime
clamer son innocence

(Übersetzung von “maintain” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

maintain

verb /meinˈtein/

to continue

maintenir
How long did the suspect maintain his silence?

to keep in good condition

entretenir
He maintains his car very well.

to pay the expenses of

subvenir aux besoins de
How can you maintain a wife and three children on your small salary?

to continue to argue or believe (that)

soutenir
I maintain that the theory is true.
maintenance /-tənəns/ noun

the process of keeping something in good condition

entretien
car maintenance.

the act of maintaining (a point of view etc).

maintien

(Übersetzung von “maintain” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)