(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.
Find another word for maintenance. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for maintenance, like: keeping, sustaining, continuance, upholding, carrying, sustenance, livelihood, resources, preservation, support and subsistence.
The most successful feature of Crispis term of office was his strict maintenance of Order and the suppression of Radical and Irredentist agitation.
The house will need scheduled maintenance but will remember when and will ask you for permission.
If she had maintenance, a breach of the marriage tie was adultery.
During exercises, the government's premier contingency operations compound in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee was populated only by maintenance crews and a few relaxed guards.
She marched again into the cold snowstorm and to the maintenance tool shed tucked between boulders and trees.