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English noun: nourishment

1. nourishment (food) a source of materials to nourish the body

Synonymsaliment, alimentation, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

Broader (hypernym)food, nutrient

Narrower (hyponym)course, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, goody, ingesta, kickshaw, kosher, meal, mess, milk, mince, puree, repast, stodge, treat, vitamin, wheat germ

2. nourishment (act) the act of nourishing

SamplesHer nourishment of the orphans saved many lives.

Broader (hypernym)aid, attention, care, tending

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