HyperDic: sustainment

English > 1 sense of the word sustainment:
NOUNactsustainment, sustenance, sustentation, maintenance, upkeepthe act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
English > sustainment: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence.
Example "fishing was their main sustainment"
Synonymssustenance, sustentation, maintenance, upkeep
BroadersupportThe activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
Spanishmantenimiento, sostenimiento, sustentación, sustento
Catalanmanteniment, sosteniment, sustentació
Adjectivessustentacularserving to sustain or support
Verbssustainprovide with nourishment

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