conserving (part of speech: verb)
continuing (part of speech: verb)
believing (part of speech: verb)
deeming, believing, presuming, judging, concluding, assuming, supposing, holding, surmising, taking for granted, trusting, understanding, crediting, giving faith, gathering, assenting, putting faith in
affirming (part of speech: verb)
certifying, setting down, attesting, adjuring, proclaiming, accepting, claiming, propounding, stating, contending, pronouncing, supporting, endorsing, corroborating, professing, approving, declaring, expressing, warranting, submitting, acknowledging, avouching, admitting, pledging, ratifying, validating, assuring, affirming, verifying, testifying, averring, promising, asserting
ordering (part of speech: verb)
harmonizing, framing, setting, regulating, classing, grading, programming, marshalling, fixing, grouping, arraying, separating, normalizing, systematizing, sorting, sifting, scheming, preparing, orchestrating, adjusting, rating, establishing, shaping, structuring, balancing, righting, casting, organizing, subordinating, screening, devising, schematizing, scheduling, forming, mediating, stabilizing, controlling, plotting, pigeonholing, stratifying, typing, arranging, categorizing, settling, methodizing, composing, unifying, planning, placing, collating, designing, scoring, rationalizing, classifying, ranking, unsnarling, ordering, integrating, charting
retaining (part of speech: verb)
protecting (part of speech: verb)
- Similarly with regard to maintaining a continued interest in life. - "The Law and the Word", Thomas Troward.
- The colonists, of course, are under our protection, maintaining full citizenship unless they request independence, which is freely granted. - "Citadel", Algirdas Jonas Budrys.
- " Very sour, I think," returns Mr. Potts, hitting off Grainger's voice to a nicety, while maintaining a countenance sufficiently innocent to border on the imbecile. - "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.