In the practice of appellate courts, the word means that the decision of the trial court is correct.
Upheld, agreed with (e.g.,The Appellate Division affirmed the judgment of the District Court).
In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
Decree or order at issue is declared valid by appellate court and will stand as rendered in lower court.
upheld, agreed with (e.g.,The Appellate Court affirmed the judgment of the Civil Court)
When an appellate court declares that a judgment, decree or order is valid and right, and must stand as rendered in the lower court. (LE)