(Law) An allowance for support made under court order to a divorced person by the former spouse, usually the chief provider during the marriage. Alimony may also be granted without a divorce, as between legally separated persons.
The provision of money or the necessities of life:
(--- Slang) Money.
The means by which one is supported:
Means of living or of supporting life; subsistence
The means of sustaining life; livelihood
Means of support or livelihood:
A means of subsisting, especially means barely sufficient to maintain life.
Something that sustains something else; essential support:
The act of keeping up buildings, equipment, etc.; maintenance
Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
The act of nourishing.
A nourishing or being nourished; esp., the series of processes by which an organism takes in and assimilates food for promoting growth and replacing worn or injured tissues
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