Associations to the word «Livelihood»


LIVELIHOOD, noun. (obsolete) The course of someone's life; a person's lifetime, or their manner of living; conduct, behaviour. [10th-17thc.]
LIVELIHOOD, noun. A person's means of supporting himself. [from 14thc.]
LIVELIHOOD, noun. (now rare) Property which brings in an income; an estate. [from 15thc.]
LIVELIHOOD, noun. (obsolete) Liveliness; appearance of life.

Dictionary definition

LIVELIHOOD, noun. The financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy