Subsist in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Subsist

to sustain or live upon

Examples of Subsist in a sentence

The prisoners of war were forced to subsist upon bread and water.  🔊

Since the roads were closed during the storm, my family had to subsist on biscuits and canned meats for three days.  🔊

Jeff will have to subsist on ten dollars until he receives his next paycheck.  🔊

How does the government expect a poor family to subsist on such a tiny amount of financial assistance?  🔊

The shipwrecked passengers will have to subsist upon nuts and berries until the rescuers find them.  🔊

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