What does nourish mean?

Definitions for nourish
ˈnɜr ɪʃ, ˈnʌr-nour·ish

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nourish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nourish, nurture, sustain(verb)

    provide with nourishment

    "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"

  2. nutrify, aliment, nourish(verb)

    give nourishment to

Wiktionary

  1. nourish(Noun)

    A nurse.

  2. nourish(Verb)

    To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment.

  3. nourish(Verb)

    To support; to maintain.

  4. nourish(Verb)

    To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues.

  5. nourish(Verb)

    To cherish; to comfort.

  6. nourish(Verb)

    To educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments.

  7. nourish(Verb)

    To promote growth; to furnish nutriment.

  8. nourish(Verb)

    To gain nourishment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nourish(verb)

    to feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment

  2. Nourish(verb)

    to support; to maintain

  3. Nourish(verb)

    to supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues

  4. Nourish(verb)

    to cherish; to comfort

  5. Nourish(verb)

    to educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments

  6. Nourish(verb)

    to promote growth; to furnish nutriment

  7. Nourish(verb)

    to gain nourishment

  8. Nourish(noun)

    a nurse

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nourish

    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.]

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How to say nourish in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nourish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nourish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of nourish in a Sentence

  1. Xiao Jie:

    The arrival of tourists will nourish the need for divers and windsurfers.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A butler supplies food to nourish your body, but a writer nourishes your mind through writing.

  3. Susan Taylor:

    Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

  4. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.

  5. Martin Luther:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of nourish

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