What does the word maintenance mean?

  • The upkeep of property or equipment.

Usage examples for maintenance

  1. One of them, the eldest, was killed in a fight, and the other, the younger, had a proud wife, and did not obey his father, and his father had to give him a separate maintenance. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  2. You men do maintenance? – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster

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