That which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence.
a means of surviving; "farming is a hard means of subsistence"
pertaining to the survival or continued existence of; means of support or livelihood.
The required items an organism needs in order to survive.
The process of catching fish for the purpose of survival. There are special rules and methods which are allowed when a person is subsistence fishing vs. sport fishing.
It is the description of a situation in which individuals, institutions or cultures have a security framework to assure their survival.