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Synonyms for livelihood
ˈlaɪv liˌhʊdliveli·hood

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  1. livelihoodnoun

    subsistence, living

  2. livelihoodnoun

    The course of someone's life; a person's lifetime, or their manner of living; conduct, behaviour.

    living, subsistence

  3. livelihoodnoun

    A person's means of supporting himself.

    living, subsistence

  4. livelihoodnoun

    Property which brings in an income; an estate.

    living, subsistence

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. livelihood

    maintenance, support, living, substance, sustenance

    privation, starvation, want, inanition, beggary

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenancenoun

    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"

    support, backup, supporting, reinforcement, sustainment, backing, funding, nutrition, nutriment, financial support, keep, accompaniment, alimentation, reenforcement, victuals, life, bread and butter, hold, dungeon, musical accompaniment, maintenance, aliment, sustenance, animation, donjon, sustentation, living, upkeep, financial backing, documentation, nourishment, aliveness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "livelihood":

    livelihoods, subsistence, sustenance, living, life, minsheng, survival, existence

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  1. Paul Rhode:

    We need to keep the locks running, a lot of people are dependent on the rivers for their livelihood.

  2. Homer:

    I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead.

  3. Ben Bauman:

    Once this event is over, we're probably going to have significant property damage to infrastructure including train tracks, roadways and utility poles as well as loss of livestock, which is the livelihood of these farmers and ranchers.

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  5. Zannah Mustapha:

    In the traditional African setting, when the husband dies, the wife is as vulnerable as the child, so, we created the widows program and give them livelihood skills such as tailoring,( jewelry) making, and then a host of other activities.

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