Synonyms for Upholder:

n.

mainstay (noun)
maintainer, sustainer.
upholder (noun)
maintainer, sustainer.

Other synonyms:

Other relevant words:
maintainer.

Usage examples for upholder

  1. Himself the loyal upholder of an established order, which he helped to run decently, he was yet in curious sympathy with many obscure revolutionists in many fields. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  2. John Mackenzie, then as the friend and supporter of Mr. Cecil Rhodes, and latterly as the former colleague and upholder of Sir Alfred Milner, it had been my lot constantly, in season and out of season, to defend the cause of the progressive Briton against the Conservative Boer, and especially to advocate the Cause of the Reformers and Uitlanders against the old Tory Administration of President Kruger. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz
  3. Eliphalet Fox, although he took every occasion to speak in his paper greatly in commendation of Mr. Flam, was, nevertheless, an active upholder of the True- Grit division. – Quodlibet by John P. Kennedy