Thesaurus > Related Words: maintenance

  Words related to maintenance

Related / Similar Words: care, upkeep, sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, alimony

 

Definition:
  • activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care";
  • the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment";
  • court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated;
  • means of maintenance of a family or group;

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    Hyponyms: camera care, car care, overhaul, inspection and repair, service, pump priming, scheduled maintenance, steam fitting

     

    Derivational Morphology: conserve, preserve, maintain, keep up, sustain, keep, nourish, nurture, prolong

     

     
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