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(adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 11 meanings of the word Sustained.

Sustained - as an adjective satellite

Maintained at length without interruption or weakening

Example: "Sustained flight"

(of an electric arc) continuous

Example: "Heat transfer to the anode in free burning arcs"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
free burning

Sustained - as a verb

To maintain, or keep in existence.

Example: "The city came under sustained attack by enemy forces."

To provide for or nourish.

Example: "Provisions to sustain an army"

To encourage or sanction (something).

To experience or suffer (an injury, etc.).

Example: "The building sustained major damage in the earthquake."

To confirm, prove, or corroborate; to uphold.

Example: "To sustain a charge, an accusation, or a proposition"

To keep from falling; to bear; to uphold; to support.

Example: "A foundation sustains the superstructure; an animal sustains a load; a rope sustains a weight."

To aid, comfort, or relieve; to vindicate.

Sustained - as an adjective

Held continuously at a certain level.

Held at a certain pitch.

Example Sentences

"He suffered from a sustained injury during the match."
"The company achieved sustained growth for the past three years."
"The team showed sustained effort throughout the game."
"The sustained applause showed the audience's appreciation."
"The sustained rain caused flooding in the area."
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Word Game Points

Is SUSTAINED a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, sustained is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

SUSTAINED has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is SUSTAINED a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, sustained is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
SUSTAINED has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is SUSTAINED a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, sustained is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
SUSTAINED has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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