Word:

Nourish

Nour´ish   Pronunciation: nŭr´ĭsh
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Nourished (nŭr"ĭsht); p. pr. & vb. n. Nourishing.]
1.To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment.
He planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it.
- Is. xliv. 14.
2.To support; to maintain.
Whiles I in Ireland nourish a mighty band.
- Shak.
3.To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues.
4.To cherish; to comfort.
Ye have nourished your hearts.
- James v. 5.
5.To educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments.
Nourished up in the words of faith.
- 1 Tim. iv. 6.
v. i.1.To promote growth; to furnish nutriment.
Grains and roots nourish more than their leaves.
- Bacon.
2.To gain nourishment.
n.1.A nurse.
Verb1.nourish - provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
Synonyms: nurture, sustain
2.nourish - give nourishment to
Synonyms: aliment, nutrify
abet, advance, aid, aid and abet, aliment, ask for, breast-feed, care for, cherish, coddle, cosset, countenance, cradle, cultivate, dry-nurse, encourage, fatten, fatten up, fondle, force-feed, fortify, foster, give encouragement, harbor, help, invite, keep, keep in countenance, lactate, lavish care on, look after, maintain, mother, nutrify, pamper, promote, provide for, spoon-feed, stimulate, stuff, suckle, support, take care of, wet-nurse
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