Definition of maintence
1. maintenance [ n ] activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
Examples: "he wrote the manual on car care"
(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
Look at the trees as to size and interest , the amount of shade they provide , how healthy they are , the problems of maintenance , fire hazards , wind throw , etcetera .
The direction , velocity , and season of these winds should be noted as to just how they will affect the recreation use and your maintenance and operation of the area .
(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
The Manchester_Depot_Sewer_Company issued 214 shares of stock at $ 10 each for construction of a sewer in that locality , and assessments were made for its maintenance .Synonyms maintenance upkeep care Related Terms repair overhaul pump_priming camera_care scheduled_maintenance steam_fitting car_care save
2. maintenance [ n ] means of maintenance of a family or groupUsed in print:
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
Religion is vitally necessary in both societal maintenance and regulation .Synonyms maintenance Related Terms support sustain
3. maintenance [ n ] court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separatedSynonyms maintenance alimony Related Terms support_payment
4. maintenance [ n ] the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
Examples: "they were in want of sustenance" "fishing was their main sustainment"
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