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Upkeep synonyms
ŭp'kēp'
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The official care, protection, or management of natural resources
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  1. The official care, protection, or management of natural resources
  2. The maintenance of a physical quantity, such as energy or mass, during a physical or chemical change.
  3. The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of natural environments and the ecological communities that inhabit them. Conservation is generally held to include the management of human use of natural resources for current public benefit and sustainable social and economic utilization.
The act of providing sustenance
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  1. The act of providing sustenance
  2. (Philos.) The status of something that exists in itself as an individual whole
  3. Means of support or livelihood; often, specif., the barest means in terms of food, clothing, and shelter needed to sustain life
General condition after use or repairing:
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  1. General condition after use or repairing:
  2. The state of being fit for use:
  3. An instance or a result of repairing:
An expenditure of money; a cost:
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  1. An expenditure of money; a cost:
  2. Charges incurred by an employee in the performance of work:
  3. Financial cost; fee; charge
Plural form of expense
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A spending (of money, energy, etc.)
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  1. A spending (of money, energy, etc.)
  2. An amount spent; an expenditure:
An amount expended.
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  1. An amount expended.
  2. The amount of money, time, etc. expended; expense
  3. An expense.
Feeding, being fed; the provision of food and other necessities.
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  1. Feeding, being fed; the provision of food and other necessities.
  2. The act or process of giving or receiving nourishment.
  3. Support; sustenance
A means of livelihood; maintenance.
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  1. A means of livelihood; maintenance.
  2. (Obs.) Supply of the means of living; maintenance
  3. (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.
A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
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  1. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
  2. The means of living; livelihood
  3. Means of support; livelihood:
Used other than as an idiom: see bread,"Ž butter.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see bread,"Ž butter.
  2. (Idiomatic) That which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.
  3. Means of support; livelihood.
(Rare) A keeping or being kept
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  1. (Rare) A keeping or being kept
  2. Care; charge:
  3. The means by which one is supported:
A person's means of supporting himself. [from 14th c.]
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  1. A person's means of supporting himself. [from 14th c.]
  2. Means of living or of supporting life; subsistence
  3. Means of support; subsistence.
The means of sustaining life; livelihood
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  1. The means of sustaining life; livelihood
  2. A means of maintaining life; livelihood:
  3. A manner or style of life:
(Law) The act of interfering unlawfully in a suit between others by helping either party, as by giving money, to carry it on
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  1. (Law) The act of interfering unlawfully in a suit between others by helping either party, as by giving money, to carry it on
  2. Means of support or sustenance; livelihood
  3. A maintaining or being maintained; upkeep, support, defense, etc.; specif., the work of keeping a building, machinery, etc. in good repair
The act of providing sustenance
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  1. The act of providing sustenance
  2. (Philos.) The status of something that exists in itself as an individual whole
  3. Means of support or livelihood; often, specif., the barest means in terms of food, clothing, and shelter needed to sustain life
Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.
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  1. Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.
  2. The act of supporting:
  3. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
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  1. Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
  2. Something that sustains something else; essential support:
  3. One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
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