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Synonyms for subsistence
səbˈsɪs tənssub·sis·tence

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  1. subsistencenoun


  2. subsistencenoun

    Real being; existence.


  3. subsistencenoun

    Inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies.


  4. subsistencenoun

    That which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence.


  5. subsistencenoun

    A person, specifically the person of Christ or of another part of the Trinity; hypostasis.


  6. subsistencenoun


Princeton's WordNet

  1. subsistencenoun

    minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting

    "social security provided only a bare subsistence"

  2. subsistencenoun

    a means of surviving

    "farming is a hard means of subsistence"

  3. subsistencenoun

    the state of existing in reality; having substance

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  1. subsistencenoun

    real being

  2. subsistencenoun

    support, livelihood, maintenance, aliment, nutriment, sustenance, living, food, viands, provision, victuals, meat, rations, grub, PROG, FEED, FORAGE

  3. subsistencenoun


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  1. Emmanuel Macron:

    Look where we are on welfare. We plow a chunk of cash into subsistence benefits, and people are still poor. There's no way out. People who are born poor stay poor, i'll spell out where we're at, that we're piling too much dough into a welfare system that's focused on corrective treatment.

  2. Alexander Hamilton:

    Power over a man's subsistence amounts to power over his will.

  3. Zhang Hanwen:

    We didn't foresee this result, conservatively, our data refutes some recent claims regarding the role of archaic humans in wiping out prehistoric elephants, ever since big game hunting became a crucial part of our ancestors' subsistence strategy around 1.5 million years ago.

  4. Ngala Tombuh:

    We’ve moved from subsistence or family aquaculture to aquaculture as an employment generator.

  5. Janice Schneider:

    The rules help ensure that any exploratory drilling operations in this highly challenging environment will be conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, while protecting the marine, coastal and human environments, and Alaska Natives’ cultural traditions and access to subsistence resources.

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