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Synonyms for maintenance
ˈmeɪn tə nənsmain·te·nance

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. maintenance

    Synonyms:
    livelihood, defence, subsistence, means of support

Princeton's WordNet

  1. care, maintenance, upkeepnoun

    activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

    "he wrote the manual on car care"

    Synonyms:
    sustentation, sustainment, criminal maintenance, aid, tending, upkeep, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, sustenance, charge, tutelage, guardianship, alimony, attention, care, fear

  2. maintenancenoun

    means of maintenance of a family or group

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

  3. alimony, maintenancenoun

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

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

  4. sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenance, upkeepnoun

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

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

    Synonyms:
    sustentation, sustainment, care, nutrition, nutriment, keep, alimentation, upkeep, victuals, bread and butter, support, aliment, sustenance, criminal maintenance, living, alimony, nourishment, livelihood

  5. maintenance, criminal maintenancenoun

    the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community

    "unlike champerty, criminal maintenance does not necessarily involve personal profit"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. maintenancenoun

    Synonyms:
    support, vindication, justification, defence; preservation

  2. maintenancenoun

    Synonyms:
    sustenance, food, victuals, provisions, BREAD, livelihood, subsistence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. maintenancenoun

    Synonyms:
    support, sustenance

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How to use maintenance in a sentence?

  1. President Joko Widodo:

    We should not just buy weapons, but shift towards modernising our weapons systems, our defence industry should be involved, starting from production, operation, maintenance. The main point is ... the procurement of weapons should ultimately move toward an independent defence industry.

  2. Lamar Alexander:

    The bill will cut in half the nearly $ 12 billion deferred maintenance backlog in our parks, and Secretary Zinke has visited the Great Smoky Mountains National Park twice to discuss the importance of the bill, i'm grateful for Secretary Zinke service and appreciative of the work Secretary Zinke has done to help rebuild and restore our parks for generations to come.

  3. Chen Zhu:

    It's not a totally a big surprise at this low production level given the field just came back from maintenance.

  4. Jeff Kingston:

    There are very few events that will require such a massive stadium, one that blights one of Tokyo's greenbelts, for a fraction of the cost they could have retrofitted the old stadium that requires far less maintenance than the new facility. So taxpayers will be handed a gift that keeps on taking.

  5. North Tarrant Express:

    NTE NTE35W maintenance crews started pre-treating the corridors on Tuesday morning in anticipation of inclement weather, and have been treating continuously as they monitor the roadway, we will continue treating the highways through the weekend and into next week, as long as the storm is active. Our crews treat the entire corridor, managed lanes, general purpose lanes, frontage roads and ramps.

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