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Definitions and Synonyms of upkeep | Another word for upkeep | What is upkeep?

Definition 1: activity involved in maintaining something in good working order - [noun denoting act]

Samples where upkeep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he wrote the manual on car care

Synonyms for upkeep in the sense of this definition

(upkeep is a kind of ...) the act of putting something in working order again

(... is a kind of upkeep ) keeping a camera in good working order

(... is a kind of upkeep ) keeping a car in good working order

(... is a kind of upkeep ) periodic maintenance on a car or machine

"it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"

(... is a kind of upkeep ) introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing

(... is a kind of upkeep ) maintenance at a regularly scheduled time

(... is a kind of upkeep ) care (installation and maintenance) of equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating

Definition 2: the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence - [noun denoting act]

Samples where upkeep or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were in want of sustenance
  • fishing was their main sustainment

Synonyms for upkeep in the sense of this definition

(upkeep is a kind of ...) the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

"his support kept the family together" "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"

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