maintain and provide for


maintain and provide for
In reference to the duty of a husband, the furnishing of support which is reasonable under the circumstances, particularly the husband's financial condition. State v Fredercici, 269 Mo 689, 192 SW 464.

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  • maintain — maintainable, adj. maintainability, n. maintainer, n. /mayn tayn /, v.t. 1. to keep in existence or continuance; preserve; retain: to maintain good relations with neighboring countries. 2. to keep in an appropriate condition, operation, or force; …   Universalium

  • maintain — The term is variously defined as acts of repairs and other acts to prevent a decline, lapse or cessation from existing state or condition; bear the expense of; carry on; commence; continue; furnish means for subsistence or existence of; hold;… …   Black's law dictionary

  • maintain — The term is variously defined as acts of repairs and other acts to prevent a decline, lapse or cessation from existing state or condition; bear the expense of; carry on; commence; continue; furnish means for subsistence or existence of; hold;… …   Black's law dictionary

  • maintain — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English mainteinen, from Anglo French maintenir, maynteiner, from Medieval Latin manutenēre, from Latin manu tenēre to hold in the hand Date: 14th century 1. to keep in an existing state (as of repair, efficiency …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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