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  Definition of sustenance
  1. the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
  2. a source of materials to nourish the body
  3. 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"
Similar Words: sustentation, sustainment, maintenance, upkeep, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, aliment, alimentation, victuals, support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter

 

Hyponyms: milk, course, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat, dish, fast food, finger food, ingesta, kosher, meal, repast, mess, mince, puree, stodge, wheat germ, vitamin pill, vitamin, comforts, creature comforts, amenities, conveniences, maintenance, meal ticket, subsistence

 

Derivational Morphology: sustain, keep, maintain, nourish, nurture, prolong, keep up, nutrify, aliment, support

 

 
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