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.
He, and he in person is responsible for the upkeep of that house for the next three years.
Was looking after the upkeep of the road, he declared.
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.
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.
Speaking to the participants, Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Siddiqul Farooq said Pakistan was making efforts for the upkeep and preservation of buildings of importance in various faiths and to ensure religious freedom despite challenges in the financial and social sectors.
Chan said that they noticed by having a pay wall on UpKeep, it prevented too many of their end users from driving change in their organization even though they strived for it.
I have to agree that the upkeep of this place is definitely below what it should be, the whole place is scruffy and dirty.
According to Rhondda Tunnel Society chairman Stephen Mackey, following discussions with Rhondda Cynon Taf and Neath Port Talbot councils - the local authorities situated at either end of the tunnel - "it has become abundantly clear in these cash-strapped times, they would find it a big challenge to pay for the upkeep of a re-opened Rhondda Tunnel.
This is the first release of UpKeep for Android and we are so excited to finally announce this.
Addressing the opening of the World Humanitarian Summit, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the international community has allocated $455 million to upkeep Syrian refugees.
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.