1‘the court upheld his claim for damages’
confirm, endorse, sustain, validate, ratify, verify, vindicate, justify, approve
support, give one's support to, be supportive of, back, back up, give one's backing to, stand by, champion, defend, come to the defence of, stick up for
2‘they've a tradition to uphold’
maintain, sustain, continue, preserve, protect, keep, hold to, keep alive, keep going, strengthen, nurture
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.