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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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