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English verb: nourish

1. nourish (consumption) provide with nourishment


SamplesWe sustained ourselves on bread and water.
This kind of food is not nourishing for young children.


Synonymsnurture, sustain


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)cater, ply, provide, supply


Narrower (hyponym)carry

2. nourish (consumption) give nourishment to


Synonymsaliment, nutrify


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)feed, give









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