Definitions for Livelihoodˈlaɪv liˌhʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenance(noun)

    the financial means whereby one lives

    "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"

Wiktionary

  1. livelihood(Noun)

    The course of someone's life; a person's lifetime, or their manner of living; conduct, behaviour.

  2. livelihood(Noun)

    A person's means of supporting himself.

  3. livelihood(Noun)

    Property which brings in an income; an estate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Livelihood(noun)

    subsistence or living, as dependent on some means of support; support of life; maintenance

  2. Livelihood(noun)

    liveliness; appearance of life

  3. Origin: [OE. livelode, liflode, prop., course of life, life's support, maintenance, fr. AS. lf life + ld road, way, maintenance. Confused with livelihood liveliness. See Life, and Lode.]


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