NounSubsistence (plural Subsistences)
- Real being; existence.
- Inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies.
- That which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence.
- (theology) A person, specifically the person of Christ or of another part of the Trinity; hypostasis.
Adjectives for Subsistence
meager; precarious; degraded; scanty; bare; mere.
Verbs for Subsistence
animate—; destroy—; ennoble—; justify—; maintain—; preserve—; prolong—; protract —; rely on for—; revive—; support—; vitalize—; vivify—; invest—; wrest—; —furnishes; —wanes; —waxes.
Lenten, Spartan, TLC, abstemious, accommodation, accommodations, aliment, alimentation, alimony, ascetic, austere, bed, bed and board, being, board, board and room, bread, bread and butter, care, daily bread, dwarfed, dwarfish, economic support, endowment, ens, entity, esse, essence, exiguous, existence, facilities, food, frugal, impoverished, jejune, keep, lean, life, limited, livelihood, living, lodgings, maintenance, manna, materiality, meager, mean, meat, miserly, mothering, narrow, niggardly, nourishment, nurture, nutriment, occurrence, paltry, parsimonious, poor, presence, price support, provision, puny, rations, salt, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, skimp, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing, starvation, stingy, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsidization, subsidy, subsisting, substantiality, subvention, support, survival, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, tender loving care, thin, unnourishing, unnutritious, upkeep, victuals, watered, watery