Definitions for upkeepˈʌpˌkip

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  1. care, maintenance, upkeep(noun)

    activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

    "he wrote the manual on car care"

  2. 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"

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  1. upkeep(Noun)

    maintenance; the act or effort of keeping something in good repair

    I would enjoy having a swimming pool, but I don't want to deal with the upkeep.

  2. upkeep(Verb)

    to maintain (something) or keep it in good repair

    Do you know how to upkeep a boat?

  3. Origin: A compound word from up + keep

Translations for upkeep

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  • Wartung, UnterhaltGerman
  • mantenimiento, mantenerSpanish
  • huoltaa, ylläpito, kunnossapito, pitää kunnossa, huoltoFinnish
  • entretienFrench
  • manutenzione, manutenereItalian
  • onderhoudDutch
  • содержание, обслуживание, [[содержать]] в [[исправность, [[проводить]] [[техническое обслуживание]]Russian

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