HyperDic: upkeep

English > 2 senses of the word upkeep:
NOUNactupkeep, care, maintenanceactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order
actupkeep, sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenancethe act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
upkeep > pronunciation
Soundsah'pkiy.p
Rhymesasleep ... weep: 22 rhymes with iyp...
English > upkeep: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order.
Synonymscare, maintenance
Narrowercamera careKeeping a camera / camera in good working order
car careKeeping a car in good working order
overhaul, inspection and repair, servicePeriodic maintenance on a car or machine
pump primingintroducing water into a pump to improve the seal / seal and start the water flowing
scheduled maintenancemaintenance at a regularly scheduled time
steam fittingcare (installation and maintenance) of equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
Broaderrepair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparationThe act of putting something in working order again
Spanishmantenimiento
Catalanmanteniment
English > upkeep: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence.
Synonymssustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenance
BroadersupportThe activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
Spanishmantenimiento, sostenimiento, sustentación, sustento
Catalanmanteniment, sosteniment, sustentació

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