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care and feeding

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of care and feeding

  1. the act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition <devotes too much time to the care and feeding of her buggy computer> Synonyms maintenance, conservation, conserving, keep, preservation, preserving, sustentation, upkeepRelated Words conservancy; support, sustaining; care, custody, guardianship; defense, guarding, protection, safeguarding, safekeepingNear Antonyms dereliction, disregard, ignoring, inattention, neglect, negligence; damage, demolition, destruction, harm, hurt, injury, ruin, ruination




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to make consistent or congruous

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