[ UK /nˈʌɹɪʃ/ ]
[ US /ˈnɝɪʃ/ ]
  1. give nourishment to
  2. provide with nourishment
    We sustained ourselves on bread and water
    This kind of food is not nourishing for young children
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How To Use nourish In A Sentence

  • Because you're right, there is a great deal of sort of barely covered, sort of littling to nourish kind of (INAUDIBLE) kind of nationalism. CNN Transcript Nov 9, 2007
  • He took nourishment from press conferences, where he was notably generous, but not bountiful enough to promise a match.
  • After a cut on the face or an exudation into the lungs, the loose tissues and multiple vessels allow the proliferating cells to obtain rich nourishment; absorption can take place readily, and the part regains its normal condition entirely, while a bruise at the heel or at the withers finds a dense, inextensible tissue where the multiplying elements and exuded fluids choke up all communication, and the parts die Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
  • The link between a specific shoot and a specific root is not clear, but each has a part to play in the overall growth and nourishment of the plant.
  • The family is shaping excellent personality life textbook, is to stimulate the spirit of power source, is the emotional rain nourishes the soul.
  • This was further compounded by the fact that Victorian children moved up to twenty corves per day, whilst being sick, malnourished and demoralised in many cases.
  • Its nourishing shea butter formula also gives conditioning shine to lackluster locks.
  • This is a wonderfully nourishing cake to take on a winter tramp or to a working bee.
  • Now a common-place person would have been satisfied with the recommendation of the medical man, who looks but to the one thing needful, which is a sufficient and wholesome supply of nourishment for the child; but Mr Easy was a philosopher, and had latterly taken to craniology, and he descanted very learnedly with the Doctor upon the effect of his only son obtaining his nutriment from an unknown source. Mr. Midshipman Easy
  • My father had always said that there are four things a child needs plenty of love, nourishing food, fegular sleep, and lots of soap and water---and after those, what he needs most is some intelligent neglect. 
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