Definition of nourish
- no occasions to exercise the feelings nor nourish passion
- —L. O. Coxe
- nourished soccer as a sport in this country
- needed to nourish his spiritual life
Vitamins are added to the shampoo to nourish the hair.
a friendship nourished by trust
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: to provide (someone or something) with food and other things that are needed to live, be healthy, etc.
: to cause (something) to develop or grow stronger
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