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.
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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"
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nourishing

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

adjective
Providing nourishment:
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Translations
مُغَذٍّ
výživný
nærandi, næringarríkur
hranljiv

nourishing

[ˈnʌrɪʃɪŋ] ADJnutritivo, alimenticio
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nourishing

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

adj food, diet, drinknahrhaft
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nourishing

[ˈnʌrɪʃɪŋ] adjnutriente
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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.
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nourishing

a. alimenticio-a, nutritivo-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

nourishing

adj nutritivo, alimenticio
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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.
Eat strong, nourishing food, and beefsteak, plenty of beefsteak.
And Saxon could not understand a world that did such things--a world in which some men possessed so much food that they threw it away, paying men for their labor of spoiling it before they threw it away; and in the same world so many people who did not have enough food, whose babies died because their mothers' milk was not nourishing, whose young men fought and killed one another for the chance to work, whose old men and women went to the poorhouse because there was no food for them in the little shacks they wept at leaving.
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. If it be boiled, it grows hard, and makes a kind of sugar much valued in the Indies: distil this liquor and you have a strong water, of which is made excellent vinegar.
(The horseflesh was appetizing and nourishing, the saltpeter flavor of the gunpowder they used instead of salt was even pleasant; there was no great cold, it was always warm walking in the daytime, and at night there were the campfires; the lice that devoured him warmed his body.) The one thing that was at first hard to bear was his feet.
This influence was due to his wealth and reputation, the capital house in the town lent him by his old friend Shirkov, who had a post in the department of finances and was director of a nourishing bank in Kashin; the excellent cook Vronsky had brought from the country, and his friendship with the governor, who was a schoolfellow of Vronsky's--a schoolfellow he had patronized and protected indeed.
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