Subsistence in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Subsistence

something (food, water, money, etc.) that is required to stay alive

Examples of Subsistence in a sentence

The church was accepting donations of food and clothing for community members in need of subsistence.  🔊

The poor college student’s subsistence came from donations from his parents.  🔊

After the harsh winter and failed crops, the settler’s subsistence was in jeopardy.  🔊

The Paleolithic society relied on hunting and gathering for subsistence.  🔊

His family’s subsistence relied on whether he was able to get a job to provide for them.  🔊

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