Textual thesaurus for "sustenance"

(noun) sustainment, sustentation, upkeep, maintenance

the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence

they were in want of sustenance; fishing was their main sustainment

(noun) victuals, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition

a source of materials to nourish the body

(noun) bread and butter, livelihood, living, keep, support

the financial means whereby one lives

each child was expected to pay for their keep; he applied to the state for support; he could no longer earn his own livelihood