Definitions for subsistencesəbˈsɪs təns
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minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
"social security provided only a bare subsistence"
a means of surviving
"farming is a hard means of subsistence"
the state of existing in reality; having substance
Real being; existence.
Inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies.
That which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence.
A person, specifically the person of Christ or of another part of the Trinity; hypostasis.
Origin: From subsistentia, from subsistens, present participle of subsistere; see subsist.
real being; existence
inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies
that which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence
same as Hypostasis, 2
Origin: [Cf. F. subsistance, L. subsistentia.]
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