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sustentar

to sustain

verb
"sustentar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

sustentar
transitive verb
1. to support (sostener)
  • sustenta a toda la familia con su salario -> he supports his entire family on his salary
2. to defend (defender) (argumento, teoría)
sustentarse
pronomial verb
1. to support oneself (sostenerse)
2. (apoyarse)
  • su ilusión se sustenta en vanas promesas -> her hopes are based o founded on empty promises

sustentar [soos-ten-tar’]
article & verb transitive
1. To sustain, to bear up: to feed or support, to nourish (alimento).
2. To sustain, to assert, to maintain.
  • Sustentarse del aire -> to live on vain hopes; to live upon the air; to be extravagant

sustentar
verbo:transitivo
1 (sujetar) to hold up; support; bear the weight of
2 (alimentar) to sustain; nourish
3 [+familia, hijos] to support; maintain
4 [+esperanzas] to sustain; keep alive
5 [+idea, teoría] to maintain; uphold
6 (Ecología) to sustain
verbo:pronominal
sustentarse
sustentarse con to sustain o.s. with; subsist on; sustentarse de esperanzas to live on hopes; sustentarse del aire to live on air

Verb Conjugations for "sustentar" (go to to sustain)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo sustento sustenté sustentaba sustentaría sustentaré
sustentas sustentaste sustentabas sustentarías sustentarás
él/ella/Ud. sustenta sustentó sustentaba sustentaría sustentará
nosotros sustentamos sustentamos sustentábamos sustentaríamos sustentaremos
vosotros sustentáis sustentasteis sustentabais sustentaríais sustentaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. sustentan sustentaron sustentaban sustentarían sustentarán
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