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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nourish \Nour"ish\ (n[u^]r"[i^]sh), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Nourished} (n[u^]r"[i^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Nourishing}.] [OE. norisen, norischen, OF. nurir, nurrir, norir, F. nourrir, fr. L. nutrire. Cf. {Nurse}, {Nutriment}, and see {-ish}.]

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. "Nourish their contentions." --Hooker.

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. --Chaucer.

Nourished up in the words of faith. --1 Tim. iv. 6.

Syn: To cherish; feed; supply. See {Nurture}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nourish \Nour"ish\, verb (used without an object)

1. To promote growth; to furnish nutriment.

Grains and roots nourish more than their leaves. --Bacon.

2. To gain nourishment. [R.] --Bacon.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nourish \Nour"ish\, noun A nurse. [Obs.] --Hoolland.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

nourish

verb

1: provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children" [syn: {nourish}, {nurture}, {sustain}]

2: give nourishment to [syn: {nutrify}, {aliment}, {nourish}]


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