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Maintain vs. Review

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Maintainverb

To support (someone), to back up or assist (someone) in an action.

Reviewnoun

A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact in an attempt to gain new insights.

‘I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it.’;

Maintainverb

To keep up; to preserve; to uphold (a state, condition etc.).

Reviewnoun

An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.

‘The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.’;

Maintainverb

To declare or affirm (a clause) to be true; to assert.

Reviewnoun

(legal) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.

‘The victims demanded a full judicial review of the case.’;

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Maintainverb

To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain; to uphold; to keep up; not to suffer to fail or decline; as, to maintain a certain degree of heat in a furnace; to maintain a fence or a railroad; to maintain the digestive process or powers of the stomach; to maintain the fertility of soil; to maintain present reputation.

Reviewnoun

A stage show made up of topical sketches etc.; a revue.

‘The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces.’;

Maintainverb

To keep possession of; to hold and defend; not to surrender or relinquish.

‘God values . . . every one as he maintains his post.’;

Reviewnoun

A survey of the available items or material.

‘The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants.’;

Maintainverb

To continue; not to suffer to cease or fail.

‘Maintain talk with the duke.’;

Reviewnoun

A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.

‘The Times Literary Review is published in London.’;

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Maintainverb

To bear the expense of; to support; to keep up; to supply with what is needed.

‘Glad, by his labor, to maintain his life.’; ‘What maintains one vice would bring up two children.’;

Reviewnoun

A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.

‘The troops assembled for a review by the Queen.’;

Maintainverb

To affirm; to support or defend by argument.

‘It is hard to maintain the truth, but much harder to be maintained by it.’;

Reviewnoun

A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.

‘The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.’;

Maintainverb

keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,

‘keep clean’; ‘hold in place’; ‘She always held herself as a lady’; ‘The students keep me on my toes’;

Reviewverb

To survey; to look broadly over.

‘Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem.’;

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Maintainverb

keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction;

‘We preserve these archeological findings’; ‘The old lady could not keep up the building’; ‘children must be taught to conserve our national heritage’; ‘The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts’;

Reviewverb

To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.

‘The critic reviews every new play in London.’;

Maintainverb

supply with necessities and support;

‘She alone sustained her family’; ‘The money will sustain our good cause’; ‘There's little to earn and many to keep’;

Reviewverb

To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.

Maintainverb

state categorically

Reviewverb

To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination.

Maintainverb

of power or authority

Reviewverb

(obsolete) To view or see again; to look back on.

Maintainverb

maintain for use and service;

‘I keep a car in the countryside’; ‘She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips’;

Reviewverb

(obsolete) To retrace; to go over again.

Maintainverb

maintain by writing regular records;

‘keep a diary’; ‘maintain a record’; ‘keep notes’;

Reviewverb

To view or see again; to look back on.

Maintainverb

state or assert;

‘He maintained his innocence’;

Reviewverb

To go over and examine critically or deliberately.

Maintainverb

support against an opponent;

‘The appellate court upheld the verdict’;

Reviewverb

To retrace; to go over again.

‘Shall I the long, laborious scene review?’;

Maintainverb

observe correctly or closely;

‘The pianist kept time with the metronome’; ‘keep count’; ‘I cannot keep track of all my employees’;

Reviewverb

To look back; to make a review.

Maintainverb

cause or enable (a condition or situation) to continue

‘the need to maintain close links between industry and schools’;

Reviewnoun

A second or repeated view; a reëxamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life.

Maintainverb

keep (something) at the same level or rate

‘agricultural prices will have to be maintained’;

Reviewnoun

An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works.

Maintainverb

keep (a building, machine, or road) in good condition by checking or repairing it regularly

‘the Department for Transport is responsible for maintaining the main roads in England’;

Reviewnoun

A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique.

Maintainverb

provide with necessities for life or existence

‘the allowance covers the basic costs of maintaining a child’;

Reviewnoun

A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc.

Maintainverb

keep (a military unit) supplied with equipment and other requirements

‘an English garrison was maintained there in the seventeenth century’;

Reviewnoun

An inspection, as of troops under arms or of a naval force, by a high officer, for the purpose of ascertaining the state of discipline, equipments, etc.

Maintainverb

give one's support to; uphold

‘the king swears he will maintain the laws of God’;

Reviewnoun

The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher.

Maintainverb

state something strongly to be the case; assert

‘he has always maintained his innocence’; ‘he had persistently maintained that he would not stand against his old friend’;

Reviewnoun

A lesson studied or recited for a second time.

Reviewnoun

a new appraisal or evaluation

Reviewnoun

an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)

Reviewnoun

a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment

Reviewnoun

(accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data

Reviewnoun

a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

Reviewnoun

a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art

Reviewnoun

a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

Reviewnoun

(law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)

Reviewnoun

practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory

Reviewnoun

a formal or official examination;

‘the platoon stood ready for review’; ‘we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator’;

Reviewverb

look at again; examine again;

‘let's review your situation’;

Reviewverb

appraise critically;

‘She reviews books for the New York Times’; ‘Please critique this performance’;

Reviewverb

hold a review (of troops)

Reviewverb

refresh one's memory;

‘I reviewed the material before the test’;

Reviewverb

look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc.); remember;

‘she reviewed her achievements with pride’;

Review

A review is an evaluation of a publication, service, or company such as a movie (a movie review), video game (video game review), musical composition (music review of a composition or recording), book (book review); a piece of hardware like a car, home appliance, or computer; or softwares such as business software, sales softwares; or an event or performance, such as a live music concert, play, musical theater show, dance show or art exhibition. In addition to a critical evaluation, the review's author may assign the work a rating to indicate its relative merit.

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