Means is defined as the way to do something.
Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
(as a modifier) Of, relating to or aiding survival.
Living is defined as the style or way a person lives their life.
Provision of support or livelihood:
Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
The state of having much money or property; affluence
The definition of competence is your skill or ability in a specific field or subject, or being able to do something well or to being sane enough to stand trial in court.
That which is real or practical in quality or character; practical value:
A moderate level of wealth.
The definition of independence is freedom from the control or influence of others.
The definition of gratuity is a sum of money given to someone who provides service or a favor as a way to show graciousness or thankfulness.
Money or property left to someone by a will; bequest
Salary or wages.
The definition of a salary is a regular fixed payment that a person earns for performing work during a specific period of time.
Money received for services performed, products sold, as interest on investments, as royalties on inventions or creative works, or generally in exchange for some performance or consideration.
A gratuity paid regularly as benefit due to a person in consideration of past services; notably to one retired from service, on account of retirement age, disability or similar cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers; sometimes passed on to the heirs, or even specifically for them, as to the families of soldiers killed in service.
The thing that is lacking or needed
Something needed or desired but lacking; need
A strong desire or craving:
Smallness in amount; scarcity; paucity
Penury is defined as extreme poverty or lacking basic necessities.
The means of supporting life
Something allowed as a share; specif., an amount of money, food, etc. given regularly to a child, dependent, etc. or to military personnel for a specific purpose
A manner of existing, being, or living
(Genetics) A condition in which the action of one gene is concealed or suppressed by the action of an allele of a different gene that affects the same part or biochemical process in an organism.
Means of living or of supporting life; subsistence
(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 act of keeping up buildings, equipment, etc.; maintenance
Financial or other help.
The means by which one is supported:
Something that nourishes; sustenance:
The definition of bread-and-butter means the work that earns you a solid income.
The supporting of life
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