1. To provide entertainment for.
2. To take into consideration, have in view; SYN. think of, turn to, toy with, flirt with, think about.
1. To keep in an existing state (as of repair, efficiency, or validity); preserve from failure or decline
2. To sustain against opposition or danger; uphold and defend
3. To continue or persevere in; carry on, keep up
4. To support or provide for; sustain
5. To affirm in or as if in argument; assert
6. To state or assert; SYN. defend.