upkeep


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up·keep

 (ŭp′kēp′)
n.
1. Maintenance in proper operation, condition, and repair.
2. The cost of such maintenance.

upkeep

(ˈʌpˌkiːp)
n
1. the act or process of keeping something in good repair, esp over a long period; maintenance
2. the cost of maintenance

up•keep

(ˈʌpˌkip)

n.
1. the maintenance, repairs, etc., necessary for the proper functioning of a machine, building, household, etc.
2. the cost of this: Upkeep is one quarter of our budget.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upkeep - activity involved in maintaining something in good working orderupkeep - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
fixing, repair, mend, mending, reparation, fix, fixture - the act of putting something in working order again
camera care - keeping a camera in good working order
car care - keeping a car in good working order
inspection and repair, overhaul, service - periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
pump priming - introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing
scheduled maintenance - maintenance at a regularly scheduled time
steam fitting - care (installation and maintenance) of equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
2.upkeep - the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistenceupkeep - the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
support - the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; "his support kept the family together"; "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"

upkeep

noun
1. maintenance, running, keep, subsistence, support, repair, conservation, preservation, sustenance The money will be used for the estate's upkeep.
2. running costs, expenses, overheads, expenditure, outlay, operating costs, oncosts (Brit.) subsidies for the upkeep of kindergartens and orphanages

upkeep

noun
Translations
صِيانَه
udržování
vedligeholdelse
fenntartási költség
viîhald
apkopeapkopšanauzturēšana
vzdrževanje
bakımbakım masrafı

upkeep

[ˈʌpkiːp] N
1. (= care) → mantenimiento m
2. (= cost) → gastos mpl de mantenimiento

upkeep

[ˈʌpkiːp] n (= maintenance) [services, garden, park, building] → entretien m; [family, children] → frais mpl

upkeep

n (= running)Unterhalt m; (= cost)Unterhaltskosten pl; (= maintenance)Instandhaltung f, → Instandhaltungskosten pl; (of public gardens etc)Pflege f

upkeep

[ˈʌpˌkiːp] nmanutenzione f

upkeep

(ˈapkiːp) noun
(the cost of) the process of keeping eg a house, car etc in a good condition. She can no longer afford the upkeep of this house.
References in classic literature ?
About 80,000 went in payments on all the estates to the Land Bank, about 30,000 went for the upkeep of the estate near Moscow, the town house, and the allowance to the three princesses; about 15,000 was given in pensions and the same amount for asylums; 150,000 alimony was sent to the countess; about 70,00 went for interest on debts.
She was a selfish, independent old woman, possessed of a considerable income, which she spent upon the upkeep of a house that needed seven servants and a charwoman in Lancaster Gate, and another with a garden and carriage-horses in Surrey.
Less than a month ago you lost more in one night, gambling at cards, than the cost of the upkeep of our poor church for a year.
Was looking after the upkeep of the road, he declared.
He, and he in person is responsible for the upkeep of that house for the next three years.
Total quantity or scope: Lot 1 is an ordinary contract for the provision, maintenance, upkeep and operation of the statement of 444 meters of cold water and hot water 436 meters.
The major driving factor for the growth of this includes risinsg demand from IPM Practices in upkeep of Turf & Ornamental crops in developed world with such strategies being expanded to urban setting which were hitherto confined to agricultural areas predominantly.
The Mirror revealed this year that the Jackson family hasn't donated anything to his upkeep in Wauchula, Florida, since Michael's death in 2009.
Club chairman Martin Catton said: "We will use the money wisely to help with improvements to the pitch and the general upkeep of our facilities.
Announcing its foray into commercial property and infrastructure sector, H&G said the ministry contract was a significant win and came as an endorsement of its capabilities and expertise in arresting erosion of asset values of properties by proper upkeep and smooth maintenance with the help of skilled workforce and modern technology.
We pay over pounds 3,000 per year in service fees, and I'm still unsure where this money is going, because it certainly isn't being spent on the upkeep of any buildings or public areas around here
If the household is to care for the house, this insurance must be partial, because the household needs an incentive to provide costly upkeep on the property.