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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. David Prescott:

    Collings Foundation has a very extensive safety program, they have a maintenance crew that travels with the planes.

  2. President Biden:

    They at least profess to agree with us that a functioning, secure, and operational airport is essential to the well-being of the Afghan people and the maintenance of the Afghan economy.

  3. Jaime Bautista:

    The Dreamliner and XWB will be contributing to savings in fuel, savings in maintenance and will allow us to improve our product because we can fly non-stop to more destinations.

  4. Banda Aceh:

    We put our systems to the test each day. Our warning system is one of the best in the world, but I must admit we lack maintenance.

  5. Katy Martin:

    All of our winners are responsible for incrementally pushing the envelope in terms of what type of biotechnology we have available to us to use in space in the moment, the vision we work toward is making smaller, more portable, more flexible, lower maintenance laboratory equipment that can be taken to the moon and Mars.


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