nourish, nurture, sustain(verb)
provide with nourishment
"We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
nutrify, aliment, nourish(verb)
give nourishment to
To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment.
To support; to maintain.
To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues.
To cherish; to comfort.
To educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments.
To promote growth; to furnish nutriment.
To gain nourishment.
to feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment
to support; to maintain
to supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues
to cherish; to comfort
to educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments
to promote growth; to furnish nutriment
to gain nourishment
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nur′ish, v.t. to suckle: to feed or bring up: to support: to help forward growth in any way: to encourage: to cherish: to educate.—adjs. Nour′ishable, able to be nourished.—n. Nour′isher.—adj. Nour′ishing, giving nourishment.—n. Nour′ishment, the act of nourishing or the state of being nourished: that which nourishes: nutriment. [O. Fr. norir (Fr. nourrir)—L. nutrīre, to feed.]
The numerical value of nourish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of nourish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The arrival of tourists will nourish the need for divers and windsurfers.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
A preacher must be both soldier and shepherd. He must nourish, defend, and teach he must have teeth in his mouth, and be able to bite and fight.
This is ground breaking research and we need a lot of funding. If I can get the right body, I will look after it and nourish it, this could transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. Where there is an opportunity there is hope.
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- aufziehen, erziehen, ernähren, nähren, großziehenGerman
- subteni, eduki, kreskigiEsperanto
- غذا دادنPersian
- սնուցել, կերակրելArmenian
- расти́ть, вска́рмливать, корми́ть, пита́ть, питатьRussian
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