Definitions of nourish

  1. To feed; support; nurture; educate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To support; to maintain. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To cherish; to comfort. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To feed or bring up; support; maintain; foster. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To suckle: to feed or bring up: to support: to encourage: to cherish: to educate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To feed; support; nurture; cherish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To gain nourishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. give nourishment to Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To feed; to support; to maintain by feeding; to encourage; to cherish. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To supply with food; to support; to encourage; to cherish; to train or educate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. NOURISHER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

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Usage examples for nourish

  1. Parents and teachers can furnish the surroundings and the accessories which they hope will most help to nourish this spiritual growth, but they can do no more. – Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls by Helen Ekin Starrett
  2. Therefore I would say: From the moment he enters hospital, look after his mind and his will; give them food; nourish them in subtle ways, increase that nourishment as his strength increases. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy