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"
The course of someone's life; a person's lifetime, or their manner of living; conduct, behaviour.
A person's means of supporting himself.
Property which brings in an income; an estate.
subsistence or living, as dependent on some means of support; support of life; maintenance
liveliness; appearance of life
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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
līv′li-hood, n. means of living: support—(obs.) Live′lihed. [A.S. líf. life, lád, a way.]
The numerical value of Livelihood in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Livelihood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They hit the heart of our livelihood.
Doing otherwise means...death, means loss of livelihood.
Regulatory impositions adversely impact the livelihood of farmers, the legal cigarette business.
We need to keep the locks running, a lot of people are dependent on the rivers for their livelihood.
It's time for all of us to move on, we should try to forge consensus on various economic and livelihood issues.
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Translations for Livelihood
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- živobytí, obživaCzech
- Auskommen, Lebensunterhalt, LebensgrundlageGerman
- toimeentulo, elinkeinoFinnish
- útkoma, lívsbreyð, lívsuppihaldFaroese
- gagne-pain, subsistanceFrench
- viðurværi, lifibrauðIcelandic
- oranga whakangakauMāori
- utkomme, livsoppholdNorwegian
- utkome, livsopphaldNorwegian Nynorsk
- bee hinishnáaniiNavajo, Navaho
- sustento, ganha-pãoPortuguese
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