Spanish Dictionary

Translation of mantener

mantener  to maintain 
mantener to maintain; to keep; to preserve
mantener to cherish; to uphold

Translation by Vocabulix


Sample sentences:
Se mantiene aislado al paciente porque su enfermedad es muy contagiosa.

The patient is being kept isolated because his illness is very contagious.
Él es un hombre muy trabajador y trabaja mucho para mantener a su familia. He is a hardworking man and works a lot to maintain his family.
Su cachorro quería correr pero ella lo mantuvo a su lado con la correa. Her puppy wanted to run but she kept it next to her with the leash.
mantener sustain; to support financially
mantener поддерживать

He wants us to think about his poem to recognize the details because that is the only way of finding out more about the reality of life. With a lot of observation and analysis we see it in a clearer way.
Sunday is fine. Please let us talk tomorrow to arrange a schedule of that day. I will call you tomorrow, but in any case, here is my number again. We could do it also on Monday next week, if it fits everybody.
We had coffee, played cards and waited for our guide. We had booked the tour with Handspan, so that we were confident that he would show up. In the end the guide was a 'she' and not a 'he'.

Spanish VerbsPresentPast IIIFuture
Conjugation of mantener
mantengo  mantienes  mantiene  mantenemos  mantenéis  mantienen  mantenía  mantenías  mantenía  manteníamos  manteníais  mantenían  mantuve  mantuviste  mantuvo  mantuvimos  mantuvisteis  mantuvieron  mantendré  mantendrás  mantendrá  mantendremos  mantendréis  mantendrán 
English Verbs    
Conjugation of keep   [ kept, kept ]
Conjugation of maintain   [ maintained, maintained ]
Conjugation of preserve   [ preserved, preserved ]