1. a source of materials to nourish the body

Similar word(s): aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, victuals

Definition categories: food, nutrient

2. the financial means whereby one lives

Similar word(s): keep, livelihood, living, support

Definition categories: possession, resource

3. the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence

- they were in want of sustenance

Similar word(s): maintenance, sustainment, sustentation, upkeep

Definition categories: act, support