What does livelihood mean?

Definitions for livelihood
ˈlaɪv liˌhʊdliveli·hood

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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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Livelihood

    līv′li-hood, n. means of living: support—(obs.) Live′lihed. [A.S. líf. life, lád, a way.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of livelihood in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of livelihood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of livelihood in a Sentence

  1. Ronit Lupu:

    On completion of the excavations at Shu?fat, it is quite evident that there was a thriving settlement in the Jerusalem area in ancient times. Thousands of years later, the buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem’s architecture, this discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported.

  2. Hari Man Lama:

    I've had all my reservations cancelled. I have nil bookings left, this disaster is going to bring a big loss to the travel industry and to the tens of thousands of people who depend on the tourists for their livelihood.

  3. Lata Bandgar:

    It's like they don't exist without a man. We have to prove their existence in the eyes of the government to even get them identification and basic benefits, a piece of land to work on and a home to live in are their basic rights - it's tied to their identity, livelihood and status in the community. Without it they are nothing.

  4. Kelli Tennant:

    I was scared and when someone that you trust so much, that you've known for so long, that you truly believe would never do anything like this to you, pins you down to a bed, holds you down with his whole body weight, and makes you think that he's going to rape you, the last thing that I was thinking about was how to come forward, i was scared for my job, my safety, and what my livelihood would be like.

  5. Syed Mahmood Ahmad:

    Regulatory impositions adversely impact the livelihood of farmers, the legal cigarette business.

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