HyperDic: sustentation

English > 1 sense of the word sustentation:
NOUNactsustentation, sustenance, sustainment, maintenance, upkeepthe act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
English > sustentation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence.
Synonymssustenance, sustainment, 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

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