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subsistences, plural;
  1. The action or fact of maintaining or supporting oneself at a minimum level
    • - the minimum income needed for subsistence
  2. The means of doing this
    • - the garden provided not only subsistence but a little cash crop
    • - the agricultural working class were deprived of a subsistence
  3. Denoting or relating to production at a level sufficient only for one's own use or consumption, without any surplus for trade
    • - subsistence agriculture
  4. The state of remaining in force or effect
    • - rights of occupation normally only continue during the subsistence of the marriage

  1. minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting; "social security provided only a bare subsistence"
  2. a means of surviving; "farming is a hard means of subsistence"
  3. the state of existing in reality; having substance
  4. Real being; existence; Inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies; That which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence; A person, specifically the person of Christ or of another part of the ...
  5. Daily travel expenses covering meals, taxes, tips for meals and incidental expenses.
  6. The bare necessities of life.
  7. The use of marine mammals taken by Alaskan Natives for food, clothing, shelter, heating, transportation, and other uses necessary to maintain the life of the taker or those who depend upon the taker to provide them with such subsistence.
  8. the way by which a culture obtains its food.
  9. In the context of resource use, this suggests harvesting and use of marine resource(s) strictly for household consumption.
  10. Supplemental assistance necessary to cover the costs of separate maintenance (such as rent, utilities and food) when the training facility is located outside the commuting area. These costs will vary, but are usually 1/2 the federal per diem rate for the area where your training is taking place.
  11. farming system where the farmer produces just enough to sustain himself and his family.
  12. Subsistence is an allowance related to lodging, and meal costs and gratuities thereon. General Statute 138-6 provides for allowances to be paid in amounts or rates specified. ...
  13. A kind of hunting that provides all or almost all the food required by native hunters.
  14. livelihood; the means by which an individual or group maintains life.
  15. the means of supporting life, usually referring to food and other basic commodities.
  16. Subsistence refers to the required items an organism needs in order to survive. Source: National Park Service
  17. In social and economic terms, a state of "pre-development" in which a predominantly labor-intensive economic process and extremely primitive tools produce barely enough for survival for most members of a society. ...
  18. The means of living; obtaining food and shelter necessary to support life; everything that is done to "make a living"
  19. Conducting activities in a way that will sustain life of those affiliated with the activity (as opposed to exploitation).
  20. (n.): a subsistence activity or subsistence living implies production methods that barely produce enough to meet the basic needs of the farmer or worker. There is no surplus that can be sold and no profits are made. Back
  21. The means of basic livelihood and sustenance; sometimes used to refer to an economically low level of living
  22. Growing just enough food for your own needs with nothing left over to sell.
  23. A reference to basic meal and food requirements.
  24. Pertaining to the survival or continued existence of; means of support or livelihood.
  25. Food, water, shelter, clothing and other items necessary for human life.