HyperDic: nutrient

English > 3 senses of the word nutrient:
ADJECTIVEallnutrient, alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutritious, nutritiveof or providing nourishment
NOUNTopsnutrient, foodany substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Topsnutrientany substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis
nutrient > pronunciation
Soundsnuw'triyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > nutrient: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or providing nourishment.
Synonymsalimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutritious, nutritive
Broaderwholesomeconducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
Spanishalimentario, alimenticio, nutritivo
Catalanalimentari, alimentós, nodridor, nutritiu
Nounsnutrientany substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Verbsnourishprovide with nourishment
nourishgive nourishment to
English > nutrient: 3 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.
Synonymfood
Partsfood, solid foodAny solid substance (as opposed to liquid / liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
Narrowerbeverage, drink, drinkable, potableAny liquid / liquid suitable for drinking
chymeA semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victualsAny substance that can be used as food
comfort foodFood that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing
commissariat, provisions, provender, viands, victualsA stock or supply of foods
culture medium, medium(bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid / liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
fareThe food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
feed, provenderFood for domestic livestock
foodstuff, food productA substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
micronutrientA substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)
miraculous food, manna, manna from heaven(Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites / Israelites during the Exodus
nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsA source of materials to nourish the body
soul foodFood traditionally eaten by African-Americans in the South
waterA liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants
yolk, vitellusnutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Spanishalimento, alimentos, comida, nutriente, nutrimento, sustento
Catalanaliment, menjar, nutrient, sustent
Adjectivesnutrientof or providing nourishment
Verbsnutrifygive nourishment to
English > nutrient: 3 senses > noun 2, Tops
MeaningAny substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis.
NarrowerwaterA liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Spanishnutriente, nutrimento
Catalannutrient

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