Definitions for sustenanceˈsʌs tə nəns
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nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals(noun)
a source of materials to nourish the body
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"
sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenance, upkeep(noun)
the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
"they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
Something that provides support or nourishment.
the act of sustaining; support; maintenance; subsistence; as, the sustenance of the body; the sustenance of life
that which supports life; food; victuals; provisions; means of living; as, the city has ample sustenance
Origin: [OF. sustenance, sostenance, soustenance: cf. L. sustenentia endurance. See Sustain.]
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