Definitions For Sustain


  • Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
  • Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
  • Admit as valid
  • Supply with necessities and support
  • Provide with nourishment
  • Be the physical support of; carry the weight of
  • Lengthen or extend in duration or space
  • To provide what is needed for (something or someone) to exist, continue, etc.
  • To hold up the weight of (something)
  • To deal with or experience (something bad or unpleasant)

Is Sustain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Sustain is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sustain in a Sentence

  • Hope sustained us during that difficult time.
  • The roof, unable to sustain the weight of all the snow, collapsed.
  • The army sustained heavy losses.

Synonyms for Sustain

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