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Meaning of UPKEEP

Pronunciation:  'upkeep

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
  2. [n]  the act of sustaining
 

UPKEEP is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: care, maintenance, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation
 
 See Also: camera care, car care, fix, fixing, fixture, inspection and repair, mending, overhaul, pump priming, repair, reparation, scheduled maintenance, service, steam fitting, support

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Up"keep`\, n.
The act of keeping up, or maintaining; maintenance. ``Horse
artillery . . . expensive in the upkeep.'' --Scribner's Mag.

      Small outlays for repairs or upkeep of buildings. --A.
                                               R. Colquhoun.

 

 

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