Synonyms for subsist
- get along
- get by
- scrape by
- barely exist
- eke out a living
- eke out an existence
- hang in
- hang on
- hang tough
- just make it
- make ends meet
- make it
- remain alive
- ride out
- stay alive
- stick it out
- stick with it
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBSIST
You ask me why, tho' ill at ease Within this region I subsist?
Her friendly relations with him continued to subsist even after his marriage.
How,” Parson Lute demanded, with a start, “does she––ah––subsist?
Those of us who are alive in the morning will subsist upon the enemy.
It is said that a person can subsist longer upon them than upon any other kind.
It is the property of five Tartar families, who subsist largely on its fruit.
And our hard-hearted rulers, with all their pride, can they subsist without us?
They subsist by trapping the beaver, and hunting the buffalo and other animals.
Now there were several million people who must subsist on the raw lands.
They subsist on berries and birchen-buds—dainty fare, is it not?