Übersetzung von “sustain” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /səˈsteɪn/ us

A to cause or allow something to continue for a period of time

mantener, sostener, confirmada
The economy looks set to sustain its growth into next year.
He seems to find it difficult to sustain relationships with women.
US The judge sustained (= accepted) the lawyer’s objection.

to keep alive

The soil in this part of the world is not rich enough to sustain a large population.

formal to suffer or experience, especially damage or loss

She sustained multiple injuries in the accident.
Most buildings sustained only minimal damage in the earthquake.
The company has sustained heavy losses this year.

to support emotionally

She was sustained by the strength of her religious faith.
The love of my family and friends sustained me through my ordeal.

(Übersetzung von “sustain” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /səˈstein/

to bear (the weight of)

sostener, aguantar
The branches could hardly sustain the weight of the fruit.

to give help or strength to

mantener, dar fuerzas
The thought of seeing her again sustained him throughout his ordeal.
sustainable adjective

able to continue without harming the environment

sustainable farming.

able to continue for a long period of time

sustainable growth in the economy.
sustainably adverb

sustainably sourced fish.
sustainability noun

Improving the sustainability of the food chain is essential in tackling climate change.

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