Ultimately, leaving the GOP was necessary in order to maintain my own integrity.
The Palestinians on the hillside vowed to maintain non-violence.
I want a homeland that does not require the occupation of another people in order to maintain itself.
They want the access to capital of a public company, but they want to maintain the control of a private company.
The cutting edge is a position the U.S. aches to maintain globally, and with innovation comes both savings and impact.
It is not enough to maintain us separately, so we must all live together.
The struggle to maintain existence was carried on, not individually, but in groups.
Here the Portuguese maintain a kind of garrison, if we may allow it that name.
In voting for him now, it is to suppress the rebellion and maintain the Union.
Mr. G., profiting by experience, proposes in present Bill to maintain Irish representation in slightly modified number.
mid-13c., "to practice habitually," from Anglo-French meintenir (Old French maintenir, 12c.) "keep (a wife), sustain; persevere in, practice continually," from Latin manu tenere "hold in the hand," from manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual) + tenere "to hold" (see tenet). Meaning "to carry on, keep up" is from mid-14c.; that of "to keep oneself, to support" is from late 14c. Sense of "to defend in speech" is from mid-14c. Related: Maintained; maintaining; maintains.
The female counterpart of machismo: Machisma, Women, and Daring (1970s+)