What does the word maintenance mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Maintainable.

Usage examples for maintenance

  1. When maintenance was the difficult problem it was in your day there were many men who could not maintain themselves, and a vast number who could not maintain women in addition to themselves. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  2. Its maintenance is therefore assured for the next ten years. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. The maintenance of any doubt on that matter,- were it even desirable to maintain a doubt,- would be altogether beyond the power of the present writer. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope