HyperDic: nourishment

English > 2 senses of the word nourishment:
NOUNfoodnourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsa source of materials to nourish the body
actnourishmentthe act of nourishing
nourishment > pronunciation
Soundsner'ihshmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > nourishment: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA source of materials to nourish the body.
Synonymsnutriment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals
NarrowercoursePart of a meal served at one time
dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat
dishA particular item of prepared food
fast foodinexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
finger foodFood to be eaten with the fingers
ingestaSolid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
kosherFood that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
meal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
messSoft semiliquid food
milkproduced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
minceFood chopped into small bits
pureeFood prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
stodgeHeavy and filling (and usually starchy) food
vitaminAny of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
wheat germembryo of the wheat kernel
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishalimentación, alimento, comida, nutrición, nutriente, nutrientes, nutrimento, sustento
Catalanaliment, menjar, nutrient, sustent
Verbsnourishprovide with nourishment
English > nourishment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of nourishing.
Example"her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"
Broadercare, attention, aid, tendingThe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
Verbsnourishgive nourishment to

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