Definition of upkeep:
care and feeding, preserving, caution, aliment, victuals, subsistence, aid, nutrition, keep, conservation, subsistence, bill, bread and butter, nutriment, fear, expenses, rate, bread, preservation, care, money, price, forethought, offer, nourishment, cost, worth, support, repair, tending, guardianship, alimony, conserving, expenditure, expense, sustentation, outlay, sustenance, charge, attention, criminal maintenance, concern, alimentation, sustainment, maintenance, tutelage, precaution, livelihood, living, fee.
- "Janice Day", Helen Beecher Long.
- "Love Eternal", H. Rider Haggard.
Diana had inherited three hundred a year of her own, and the sum she contributed to " cover the cost of her upkeep," as she laughingly termed it when she was old enough to understand financial matters, was a very welcome addition to the slender resources provided by the value of the living.- "The Splendid Folly", Margaret Pedler.