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  Definition of upkeep
  1. activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
  2. the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
Similar Words: care, maintenance, sustenance, sustentation, sustainment

 

Hyponyms: camera care, car care, overhaul, inspection and repair, service, pump priming, scheduled maintenance, steam fitting

 

Derivational Morphology: conserve, preserve, maintain, keep up, sustain, keep, nourish, nurture, prolong

 

 
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