Associations to the word «Subsistence»
SUBSISTENCE, noun. Real being; existence.
SUBSISTENCE, noun. Inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies.
SUBSISTENCE, noun. Something (food, water, money, etc.) that is required to stay alive.
SUBSISTENCE, noun. (theology) embodiment or personification or hypostasis of an underlying principle or quality.
SUBSISTENCE, noun. Minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting; "social security provided only a bare subsistence".
SUBSISTENCE, noun. A means of surviving; "farming is a hard means of subsistence".
SUBSISTENCE, noun. The state of existing in reality; having substance.
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.