• verb: to provide (someone or something) with food and other things that are needed to live, be healthy, etc.
  • verb: to promote the growth of
  • synonyms: nurture, support, maintain


  • Her parents 'nourished' [='supported'] her musical talent.

  • Plants are 'nourished' [='fed'] by rain and soil.

  • a friendship 'nourished' by trust

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  • (..) million American Negroes who are motivated by dignity. Together we believe that what the illusion of supremacy has destroyed, the truth of equality can nourish. I promise you. It ain't nothing to be scared of. It's quick. And the pastor is right there next to you. Yeah, but the biggest thing (..)
    2014 Selma