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English noun: upkeep

1. upkeep (act) activity involved in maintaining something in good working order


SamplesHe wrote the manual on car care.


Synonymscare, maintenance


Broader (hypernym)fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation


Narrower (hyponym)camera care, car care, inspection and repair, overhaul, pump priming, scheduled maintenance, service, steam fitting

2. upkeep (act) the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence


SamplesThey were in want of sustenance.
Fishing was their main sustainment.


Synonymsmaintenance, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation


Broader (hypernym)support









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