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See definition of sustentation on Dictionary.com
  • as inconservation
  • as inliving
  • as inpreservation
  • as insalvation
  • as insupport
  • as inupkeep

synonyms for sustentation

  • care
  • conservancy
  • control
  • maintenance
  • management
  • protection
  • supervision
  • attention
  • custody
  • economy
  • governing
  • guardianship
  • keeping
  • safekeeping
  • salvation
  • saving
  • stewardship
  • storage
  • supervising
  • upkeep
  • cherishing
  • conserving
  • directing
  • guarding
  • managing
  • preserval
  • preserving
  • protecting
  • safeguarding
See also synonyms for: sustentative
  • care
  • conservancy
  • conservation
  • safeguarding
  • safety
  • security
  • storage
  • curing
  • defense
  • evaporation
  • freezing
  • guard
  • guardianship
  • keeping
  • perpetuation
  • refrigeration
  • safeguard
  • safekeeping
  • salvation
  • saving
  • shield
  • support
  • tanning
  • ward
  • canning
  • preserval
  • upholding

antonyms for sustentation

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • destruction
  • spending
  • squandering
  • waste
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How to use sustentation in a sentence

Interest as connected with the sustentation of a certain mode of social life.
A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF SOCIALISMWILLIAM HURRELL MALLOCK
For this civilisation makes no provision excepting temporary sustentation in hospitals, workhouses or prisons.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
And so all things appertaining to the sustentation of man, in triple and more exceeded their accustomed prices.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS 1542-1587VARIOUS
There are two funds: one subscribed expressly for the building of churches, the other limited to the "sustentation" of incumbents.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE -- VOLUME 55, NO. 340, FEBRUARY, 1844VARIOUS
The prolonged, delicate, exquisite sustentation of the pictorial tone seems to me a marvel of ingenuity and fancy.
VIEWS AND REVIEWSHENRY JAMES
The Fishmongers had a grant of power to hold land "for the sustentation of the poor men and women of the said commonalty."
MEMORIALS OF OLD LONDONVARIOUS
And Brahman has been defined as that from which there proceed the origination, sustentation, and retractation of this world.
THE VEDANTA-SUTRAS WITH THE COMMENTARY BY SANKARACARYATRANSLATOR: GEORGE THIBAUT
Next, it came in the shape of the law of gravitation, as sustentation of the cosmos by law and resident forces.
EVOLUTIONJOSEPH LE CONTE
The sustentation of the universe by law seemed to imply that Nature operates itself and needs no God.
EVOLUTIONJOSEPH LE CONTE
The fundamental question that had to be answered in that book was the question of the "sustentation" of the new Church.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOL. 1-20VARIOUS
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