Definitions for: Upkeep

[n] activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
[n] the act of sustaining

Webster (1913) Definition: Up"keep`, n.
The act of keeping up, or maintaining; maintenance. ``Horse
artillery . . . expensive in the upkeep.'' --Scribner's Mag.

Small outlays for repairs or upkeep of buildings. --A.
R. Colquhoun.

Synonyms: care, maintenance, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation

See Also: camera care, car care, fix, fixing, fixture, inspection and repair, mending, overhaul, pump priming, repair, reparation, scheduled maintenance, service, steam fitting, support

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