简明英汉词典

maintain
[men5tein]
vt.
维持, 维修, 继续, 供养, 主张

美国传统词典[双解]

maintain
main.tain
AHD:[m3n-t3n“]
D.J.[mein6tein]
K.K.[men6ten]
v.tr.(及物动词)
main.tainedmain.tain.ingmain.tains

(1)

To keep up or carry on; continue:
维持或保持;继续:
maintain good relations.
维持良好的关系

(2)

To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
保持存在的状态;坚持或保持:
maintain one's composure.
保持冷静

(3)

To keep in a condition of good repair or efficiency:
保养:使…保持在良好的修缮和效率状态中:
maintain two cars.
保养两辆小汽车

(4)

To provide for; support:
扶养;支持:
maintain a family.
供养家庭

(5)

To keep in existence; sustain:
使存在;支撑:
enough food to maintain life.
足够维持生命的食物

(6)

To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
保卫或抵制批评或进攻:
maintained his stand on taxes.
维护他在税收上的立场

(7)

To declare to be true; affirm:
断言;主张:
maintained her innocence.
坚持她的清白无辜

语源

(1)

Middle English maintainen
中古英语 maintainen

(2)

from Old French maintenir
源自 古法语 maintenir

(3)

from Medieval Latin manuten?e
源自 中世纪拉丁语 manuten?e

(4)

from Latin man??re} [to hold in the hand]
源自 拉丁语 man??re} [拿在手中]

(5)

man?} [ablative of] manus [hand] * see man- 2
man?} [] manus的夺格 [手] *参见 man- 2

(6)

ten?e [to hold] * see ten-
ten?e [坚持] *参见 ten-

继承用法

maintainability
n.(名词)

maintainable
adj.(形容词)

maintainer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

maintain
[meIn5teIn]
vt.

(1)

保持;维持
He failed again and again simply because he had maintained his defeatist attitude.
因为他一直坚持失败主义的态度,所以失败了一次又一次。

(2)

赡养;供给
He has worked hard to maintain his family.
他努力工作来养家。

(3)

继续存在

(4)

保养;维修
The car has always been properly maintained.
这汽车一直保养得很好。

(5)

主张;为…辩护
The socioligist maintained that a demotic society would lower the nation's standards.
这个社会学家认为平民社会会降低国家的素质。

现代英汉综合大辞典

maintain
[men5tein]
vt.

(1)

保持; 维持; 继续

(2)

供养; 扶养

(3)

维修, 保养(机器、道路等)

(4)

坚持, 维护; 主张, 拥护

(5)

运用[转], 开动, 操作
maintain a highway
保养公路
maintain one's family
养家
maintain that the theory is wrong
坚持说那理论是错误的
maintain oneself
自立
maintain...onto...
把...固定在...上

继承用法

maintainable
adj.

(1)

可维持的

(2)

可供养的

(3)

可主张的

参考词汇
support    

用法词典

maintain
(main 手+ tenere 拿 = 拿在手里)

英文相关词典

maintain
bear    guard    keep    possess    preserve    protect    retain    save    support    sustain    uphold    abandon    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

maintain
峙;维持, 保持

美国传统词典

maintain
main.tain
AHD:[m3n-t3n“]
D.J.[mein6tein]
K.K.[men6ten]
v.tr.
main.tained, main.tain.ing, main.tains

(1)

To keep up or carry on; continue:
maintain good relations.

(2)

To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
maintain one's composure.

(3)

To keep in a condition of good repair or efficiency:
maintain two cars.

(4)

To provide for; support:
maintain a family.

(5)

To keep in existence; sustain:
enough food to maintain life.

(6)

To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
maintained his stand on taxes.

(7)

To declare to be true; affirm:
maintained her innocence.

语源

(1)

Middle English maintainen

(2)

from Old French maintenir

(3)

from Medieval Latin manuten?e

(4)

from Latin man??re} [to hold in the hand]

(5)

man?} [ablative of] manus [hand] * see man- 2

(6)

ten?e [to hold] * see ten-

继承用法

maintainability
n.

maintainable
adj.

maintainer
n.

英汉船舶大词典

maintain
n.保持,维持;n.养护

朗文英汉综合电脑词典

maintain
【动】维护,保养;保留[存,持]

英汉法学大词典

maintain
v.保持, 持,扶养,抚养,主张, 安定 ,认定,维持,维护?

英汉航海大词典

maintain
n.支持

英汉航空大词典

maintain
n.维修,保养

英汉化学大词典

maintain
n.支持,扶养,保养,维持,坟张;vt.维修,保存,保养,制止,支持,运用,供给

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maintain
保持,维持维修,保养

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定克混剂(除草剂)

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maintain
n.支持

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maintain
vt.维修(保存,保养

英汉机械大词典

maintain
n.维持,保存

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maintain
vt.养护,保养,维持

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maintain
n.定克混剂

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maintain
n.维持,含有,保养

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maintain
维持

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maintain
n.护,维护,维持

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