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Synonyms for alimony
ˈæl əˌmoʊ nial·imo·ny

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  1. alimony, maintenancenoun

    court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated

    Synonyms:
    sustentation, maintenance, sustenance, upkeep, sustainment, care, criminal maintenance

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  1. List of paraphrases for "alimony":

    maintenance, pension

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#309care
#1588maintenance
#4936pension
#32668alimony
#38470upkeep
#46056sustenance
#67940sustainment

How to use alimony in a sentence?

  1. Arthur Baer:

    Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse.

  2. Groucho Marx:

    Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.

  3. Peggy Joyce:

    Alimony is a system by which, when two people make a mistake, one of them keeps paying for it.

  4. Quentin Crisp:

    Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever.

  5. John Barrymore:

    You never realize how short a month is until you have to pay alimony.


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