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Synonyms for upkeep

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  1. care, maintenance, upkeepnoun

    activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

    "he wrote the manual on car care"

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

  2. 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"

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

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  1. upkeepnoun


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  1. List of paraphrases for "upkeep":

    maintenance, interview

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How to use upkeep in a sentence?

  1. Another Pelosi spokesperson:

    These costs are necessary for the park's upkeep, in contrast, House Republicans have repeatedly voted to gut funding for public lands and public spaces, as recently as today: voting in the same markup to cut funding for public lands and public spaces from other amendments.

  2. Raul Grijalva:

    The American people already own our national parks and fund The American people upkeep, the President expects The President to either pay more to keep the toilets clean out of The President own pockets or pay millions of dollars for his ridiculous wall.

Translations for upkeep

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  • Unterhalt, WartungGerman
  • συντήρησηGreek
  • mantener, mantenimientoSpanish
  • kunnossapito, pitää kunnossa, ylläpito, huolto, huoltaaFinnish
  • entretienFrench
  • manutenzione, manutenereItalian
  • onderhoudDutch
  • обслуживание, [[содержать]] в [[исправность, [[проводить]] [[техническое обслуживание]], содержаниеRussian

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