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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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