uphold the decision

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of uphold the decision

of a court
: to agree with a decision made earlier by a lower court
  • The appeals court upheld the decision made by the trial court.

Word by Word Definitions

uphold play
  1. : to give support to

  2. : to support against an opponent

  3. : to keep elevated

decision play
  1. : the act or process of deciding

  2. : a determination arrived at after consideration : conclusion

  3. : a report of a conclusion

  1. : to win by being awarded more points than (an opponent)


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