• Uphold Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
- (v. t.) To aid by approval or encouragement; to countenance; as, to uphold a person in wrongdoing.
- (v. t.) To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
• Upholder Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman.
- (n.) One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender; a sustainer.
- (n.) An upholsterer.
- (n.) An undertaker, or provider for funerals.