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lived | lived in | lived-in | livedo | livelihed | livelihood | livelily | liveliness | livelode | livelong | lively

livelihood

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live=li=hood

CIDE DICTIONARY

livelihoodn. [OE. livelode, liflode, prop., course of life, life's support, maintenance, fr. AS. līf life + lād road, way, maintenance. Confused with livelihood liveliness. See Life, and Lode.].
     Subsistence or living, as dependent on some means of support; the means for support of life; maintenance.  [1913 Webster]
    "The opportunities of gaining an honest livelihood."  [1913 Webster]
    "It is their profession and livelihood to get their living by practices for which they deserve to forfeit their lives."  [1913 Webster]
livelihoodn. [Lively + -hood.].
     Liveliness; appearance of life.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

livelihood, n. a means of living; sustenance.

Etymology
OE liflad f. lif LIFE + lad course (see LOAD): assim. to obs. livelihood liveliness

THESAURUS

livelihood

TLC, alimentation, alimony, art, bread, bread and butter, care, craft, daily bread, economic support, emolument, endowment, fee, handicraft, keep, living, maintenance, manna, meat, mothering, nourishment, nurture, pay, price support, profession, provision, salary, stipend, subsidization, subsidy, subsistence, subvention, support, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, tender loving care, trade, upkeep, wage

ROGET THESAURUS

livelihood

Wealth

N wealth, riches, fortune, handsome fortune, opulence, affluence, good circumstances, easy circumstances, independence, competence, solvency, provision, livelihood, maintenance, alimony, dowry, means, resources, substance, property, command of money, income, capital, money, round sum, mint of money, mine of wealth, El Dorado, bonanza, Pacatolus, Golconda, Potosi, long purse, full purse, well lined purse, heavy purse, deep pockets, purse of Fortunatus, embarras de richesses, pelf, Mammon, lucre, filthy lucre, loaves and fishes, rich man, moneyed man, warm man, man of substance, capitalist, millionaire, tippybob, Nabob, Croesus, idas, Plutus, Dives, Timon of Athens, Timocracy, Plutocracy, Danae, wealthy, rich, affluent, opulent, moneyed, monied, worth much, well to do, well off, warm, comfortable, well, well provided for, made of money, rich as Croesus, filthy rich, rich as a Jew, rolling in riches, rolling in wealth, flush, flush of cash, flush of money, flush of tin, in funds, in cash, in full feather, solvent, pecunious, out of debt, in the black, all straight, one's ship coming in, amour fait beaucoup mais argent fait tout, love does much but money does everything, aurea rumpunt tecta quietem, magna servitus ist magna fortuna, mammon, the least erected spirit that fell from Heaven, opum furiata cupido, vera prosperita e non aver necessita, wie gewonnen so zerronnen.


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