Synonyms for maintenance
The act of maintaining
keeping, sustaining, continuance, upholding, carrying; see also preservation, support 3, subsistence 1.
The means of maintaining
sustenance, livelihood, resources; see pay 1, 2, subsistence 2.
See maintenance in Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus II
The means needed to support life: alimentation, alimony, bread, bread and butter, keep, livelihood, living, subsistence, support, sustenance, upkeep. See money
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