Translation of "sustain" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /səˈsteɪn/

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

sürdürmek, devam ettirmek
The team may not be able to sustain this level of performance.

to support someone or something so that they can live or exist

güç/umut/cesaret vermek, tahammül gücü vermek
The money he received was hardly enough to sustain a wife and five children.
sustain damage/injuries/losses formal

If someone or something sustains injuries/damage/losses, etc, they are injured/damaged, etc.

yaralı/hasarlı/kayıpları olmak

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