Synonyms of subsistence


1. subsistence, support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenance

usage: minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting; "social security provided only a bare subsistence"

2. subsistence, survival, endurance

usage: a means of surviving; "farming is a hard means of subsistence"

3. subsistence, being, beingness, existence

usage: the state of existing in reality; having substance

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