Translation of "uphold" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ʌpˈhəʊld/ (past tense and past participle upheld)

to agree with a decision, especially a legal one, and say it was correct

uygun bulmak, onaylamak, kabul etmek
The court upheld the ruling.

to support a decision, principle, or law

arka çıkmak, desteklemek
Police officers are expected to uphold the law.

(Translation of “uphold” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)