[self-suh-pawrt, -pohrt, self-]
the supporting or maintaining of oneself or itself without reliance on outside aid.


self-supported, adjective
self-supportedness, noun
self-supporting, adjective
self-supportingly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Our nation has to self-support, with economic activity robust enough to support taxes, and then benefits.
She is one of hundreds of thousands of welfare parents newly required to leave home and take steps toward self-support.
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