Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Why, I say, do we pay for the up-keep of the police if this sort of thing is allowed to go on?

We shall know by next June just what it costs for the up-keep of a house like Harlowe House.

And it must be a road that would endure with little expense of up-keep as long as the dam below would endure.

Even the few dollars a week she earned by binding books was essential to the up-keep of her home.

All theory apart, no more could have been spent without impairing the up-keep of other departments.

Charged with all expense of up-keep and repairs to delivery trucks.

He felt that the new trains would instantly become so popular as to compel Congress to provide for their up-keep.

A million and a half is spent for the up-keep of state prisons, those homes of the "defective delinquent."

It was not enough to be shared between two families, or, we had better say, to be devoted to the up-keep of two homes.

There was a palanquin, for the up-keep of which we were forced to pay nine-tenths of our monthly wage.