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1. subsistence

noun. ['səbˈsɪstəns'] minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting.

Synonyms

  • sustenance
  • keep
  • living
  • livelihood
  • bread and butter

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • subsistentia (Latin)
  • subsistens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Subsistence

  • coexistence
  • consistence
  • resistence
  • resistance
  • persistence
  • outdistance
  • insistence
  • existence
  • assistance
  • distance

Sentences with subsistence


1. Noun, singular or mass
When on active duty, National Guard majors can also quality for the military's housing and subsistence pay.

2. subsistence

noun. ['səbˈsɪstəns'] a means of surviving.

Synonyms

  • endurance

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • take

Etymology

  • subsistentia (Latin)
  • subsistens (Latin)

3. subsistence

noun. ['səbˈsɪstəns'] the state of existing in reality; having substance.

Synonyms

  • beingness
  • being

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • subsistentia (Latin)
  • subsistens (Latin)
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