Thesaurus

self-subsistence

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of self-subsistence

the ability to care for one's self
  • the goal of the program is to help these people achieve self-subsistence and to end their dependence on government aid

Synonyms for self-subsistence

Words Related to self-subsistence

Near Antonyms for self-subsistence

Antonyms for self-subsistence

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about self-subsistence

Cite this Entry

“Self-subsistence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-subsistence. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

Comments on self-subsistence

What made you want to look up self-subsistence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!