Translation of "uphold" - English-Spanish dictionary

uphold

verb uk /ʌpˈhəʊld/ us /ʌpˈhoʊld/ upheld

to defend or keep a principle or law, or to say that a decision that has already been made, especially a legal one, is correct

defender, mantener
As a police officer you are expected to uphold the law.
Judge Davis upheld the county court’s decision.

(Translation of “uphold” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

uphold

verb /apˈhəuld/ (past tense, past participle upheld /-ˈheld/)

to support (a person’s action)

apoyar
His family upholds (him in) his present action.

to confirm (eg a claim, legal judgement etc)

confirmar
The decision of the judge was upheld by the court.

to maintain (eg a custom)

mantener
The old traditions are still upheld in this village.

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