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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. sustain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. sustain: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. sustain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. sustain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. sustain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. sustain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Sustain, sustain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. sustain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. sustain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. sustain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. sustain: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. sustain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. sustain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. sustain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. sustain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. sustain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. sustain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. SUSTAIN (military), Sustain (composition), Sustain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Sustain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. sustain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. sustain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Sustain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. sustain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. sustain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. sustain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. sustain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. sustain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. sustain: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  29. sustain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. sustain: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. sustain: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. sustain: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. sustain: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. sustain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Sustain, Sustain: Game Dictionary [home, info]
  2. sustain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sustain: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SUSTAIN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. sustain: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sustain: The Folk File [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. sustain: Rane Professional Audio Reference [home, info]
  2. Sustain: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (sustain)

verb:  admit as valid ("The court sustained the motion")
verb:  supply with necessities and support ("She alone sustained her family")
verb:  lengthen or extend in duration or space ("We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible")
verb:  undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
verb:  establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
verb:  provide with nourishment ("We sustained ourselves on bread and water")
verb:  be the physical support of; carry the weight of

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