1. condition of managing to stay alive: the condition of being or managing to stay alive, especially when there is barely enough food or money for survival

2. continuing to exist: the condition of continuing to exist

3. mathematics philosophy quality of abstract existence: the quality that something possesses of existing independently, timelessly, or by virtue of its essence
finding ways of subsistence..
by Waqas_luqman November 20, 2010
Top Definition
1. Surviving on the bare minimum of what you need to live.

2. An active RuneScape clan with well over a hundred members and 35+ level 100's.
I'm barely subsisting on these supplies we have here...

Hey look, it's Clan Subsistence! They're going to destroy us in a clan war!
by ygfbv April 04, 2011
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