nourishing


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nour·ish

 (nûr′ĭsh)
tr.v. nour·ished, nour·ish·ing, nour·ish·es
1. To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
2. To foster the development of; promote: "Athens was an imperial city, nourished by the tribute of subjects" (V. Gordon Childe).
3. To keep alive; maintain: nourish a hope.

[Middle English norishen, from Old French norrir, norriss-, from Vulgar Latin *nutrīre, from Latin nūtrīre; see (s)nāu- in Indo-European roots.]

nour′ish·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nourishing - of or providing nourishmentnourishing - of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"
wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"

nourishing

adjective nutritious, beneficial, wholesome, healthful, health-giving, nutritive Eat only sensible, nourishing foods.

nourishing

adjective
Providing nourishment:
Translations
مُغَذٍّ
výživný
nærandi, næringarríkur
hranljiv

nourishing

[ˈnʌrɪʃɪŋ] ADJnutritivo, alimenticio

nourishing

[ˈnʌrɪʃɪŋ] adj [food] → nourrissant(e)

nourishing

adj food, diet, drinknahrhaft

nourishing

[ˈnʌrɪʃɪŋ] adjnutriente

nourish

(ˈnariʃ) , ((American) ˈnə:-) verb
to cause or help to grow, become healthy etc.
ˈnourishing adjective
giving the body what is necessary for health and growth. nourishing food.
ˈnourishment noun
something that nourishes; food. Plants draw nourishment from the earth.

nourishing

a. alimenticio-a, nutritivo-a.

nourishing

adj nutritivo, alimenticio
References in classic literature ?
My sister pined for her Spanish home all these years of exile; she was always talking of Spain to the child, and tending and nourishing the love of Spain in the little thing's heart as a precious flower; and she died happy in the knowledge that the fruitage of her patriotic labors was as rich as even she could desire.
It has now been many months, at the present writing, since I have had a nourishing meal, but I shall soon have one--a modest, private affair, all to myself.
Perry recommended nourishing food; but every thing they could command (and never had any body such good neighbours) was distasteful.
The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.
These circumstances, added to the refreshment I had received by their victuals and drink, which were very nourishing, disposed me to sleep.
At first sprouts out a kind of seed or capsula, of a shape not unlike the scabbard of a scimitar, which they cut, and place a vessel under, to receive the liquor that drops from it; this drink is called soro, and is clear, pleasant, and nourishing.
There is nothing in the world less nourishing than an olla podrida; to canons, or rectors of colleges, or peasants' weddings with your ollas podridas, but let us have none of them on the tables of governors, where everything that is present should be delicate and refined; and the reason is, that always, everywhere and by everybody, simple medicines are more esteemed than compound ones, for we cannot go wrong in those that are simple, while in the compound we may, by merely altering the quantity of the things composing them.
What these are (and in spite of their grim name they are quite innocent) no array of terms would render thinkable to the merely English intelligence; but to the Scot they often prove unctuously nourishing, and Mr.
It is a nourishing food for the horses in the winter, but they reject it the moment the young grass affords sufficient pasturage.
Awful thing it is, this nourishing vipers in one's bosom.
Love was like a parasite in his heart, nourishing a hateful existence on his life's blood; it absorbed his existence so intensely that he could take pleasure in nothing else.
The sun's rays there are soft and tempered: in plots of solid earth, whose soil is swart and fertile, grows the vine, nourishing with generous juice its purple, white, and golden grapes.

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