Translation of "sustain" - English-Spanish dictionary

sustain

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

Sostenible
sustainable farming.

able to continue for a long period of time

Sostenible
sustainable growth in the economy.
sustainably adverb

Sosteniblemente
sustainably sourced fish.
sustainability noun

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

(Translation of “sustain” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)