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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Support oneself.

Usage examples (33)
  • You can't subsist on roots and berries for long tme.
  • Smallaxe, "subsist" usually entails just surviving.
  • Hence the demand for "subsist" is not necessarily a sign of absolute but only of temporary poverty.
  • After all the men had been paid, those who wished for "subsist," or advances, were desired to come forward. for more
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