from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Means of support; subsistence.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Liveliness; cheerfulness.
- noun Way of life; living; means of maintaining life; support of life; maintenance; the occupation which furnishes means of support.
- noun Synonyms Support, Subsistence, etc. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Liveliness; appearance of life.
- noun Subsistence or living, as dependent on some means of support; the means for support of life; maintenance.
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- noun obsolete
liveliness; appearanceof life
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the financial means whereby one lives
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Greg Sandoval looks at the growing fear among local TV stations that their livelihood is at risk in part due to the rise of the Internet.
The high schoolers say the landscape changes when a livelihood is at stake.
Then payouts to big oil execs and the fisherman who make their livelihood from a single shrimp boat are oil out of luck.
"It's ironic for a journalist, someone whose livelihood is protected by the First Amendment, to be seemingly threatening to curtail the speech of a military person," said James Naughton, president of the Poynter Institute, a journalism school in St. Petersburg, Fla.
What distinguishes a merchant from other trades, is that he makes his livelihood from the profit of exchanging of goods none of which he has produced or contributed toward producing; yet according to Smith, exchanges are made of equal value for equal value, hence according to his own laws, not only is every man not a merchant, but merchants cannot exist.
You get your livelihood from the masters of society, and whoever feeds a man is that man's master.
Also when your livelihood is in a creative field, especially if you work for yourself, the work never ends.
Obama and the dems will pass something, their political livelihood is dependent on it, but alot less than the monstrosity they are currently advocating. truthsayer
Now their livelihood is being jeopardized and I think we need to support them.
Or that for the state to arrest someone, or deprive them of livelihood, is no less repugnant simply because it does not reach the level of physical torture?