Definition of sustenance:
life, provisions, keep, aliment, nutriment, call, eatable, cooking, commissariat, dish, accompaniment, division of labor, feeding, musical accompaniment, comestible, victuals, bread and butter, diet, criminal maintenance, collaboration, sustentation, upkeep, delegation, satisfaction, nourishment, supporting, edible, satisfy, if desired, pabulum, reinforcement, groceries, appointment, nutrition, victual, alimentation, content, regimen, living, aliveness, on demand, reenforcement, satiety, dungeon, maintenance, funding, animation, fodder, forage, subsistence, backing, business, backup, background, alimony, livelihood, calling, satiate, financial backing, care, provender, hold, documentation, financial support, slake, career, support, sustainment, donjon, viands.
- aid (part of speech: noun)
- meal (part of speech: noun)
And now at this time came young Beaumains to the king, while the damsel was there, and said, " Lord, now I thank thee well and heartily that I have been twelve months kept in thy kitchen, and have had full sustenance.- "The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights", James Knowles.
This fit of frenzy continued three days, at the end of which I grew calm and sullen: but as the desire of making away with myself still remained, I came to a determination of starving myself to death, and with that view refused all sustenance.- "The Adventures of Roderick Random", Tobias Smollett.
- "With the French in France and Salonika", Richard Harding Davis.