Definitions of "maintenance"
  1. The process of supplying necessary assistance or support, often basic
  2. The condition of receiving essential aid or support
  3. Financial resources set aside or used to provide needed support or assistance
  4. Essential needs of life that are covered through maintenance payments
  5. The act of preserving property or equipment in good condition
  6. The act of meddling in a lawsuit by providing unasked-for and unnecessary assistance to either side
How to use "maintenance" in a sentence
  1. The court ordered the father to pay child maintenance for his children's welfare.
  2. The tenant is responsible for the maintenance of the appliances in the apartment.
  3. Unauthorized maintenance in a lawsuit can complicate the legal process.

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