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Engelsk navneord: sustenance

1. sustenance (om mad) a source of materials to nourish the body


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, victuals


Mindre specifikke termerfood, nutrient


Mere specifikke termercourse, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, goody, ingesta, kickshaw, kosher, meal, mess, milk, mince, puree, repast, stodge, treat, vitamin, wheat germ

2. sustenance (om forhold) the financial means whereby one lives


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEach child was expected to pay for their keep.
He applied to the state for support.
He could no longer earn his own livelihood.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bread and butter, keep, livelihood, living, support


Mindre specifikke termerresource


Mere specifikke termeramenities, comforts, conveniences, creature comforts, maintenance, meal ticket, subsistence

3. sustenance (om handling) the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were in want of sustenance.
Fishing was their main sustainment.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)maintenance, sustainment, sustentation, upkeep


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