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nourish

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nourish

  1. 1 to help the growth or development of wanted to nourish her students' love of art Synonyms of nourish advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, further, incubate, foster, nurse, nurture, promoteWords Related to nourish advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support, uphold; endow, finance, fund, patronize, stake, subsidize, underwrite; abet, aid, assist; advertise, boost, plug, publicize, tout; agitate (for), campaign (for), work (for)Near Antonyms of nourish ban, bar, enjoin, forbid, interdict, outlaw, prevent, prohibit, proscribe; battle, combat, contend (with), counter, fight, oppose; repress, snuff (out), squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, halt, retard; encumber, fetter, hobble, impede, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackleAntonyms of nourish discourage, frustrate, hinder, inhibit

  2. 2 to supply with nourishment we've always been nourished by such good food when staying at their house Synonyms of nourish sustain, nurtureWords Related to nourish sate, satiate, satisfy; nurse, suckle; cloy, fill, surfeit; fortify, replenish, strengthen; feed; board, cater, provision, victual

  3. 3 to bring to maturity through care and education he willingly nourished a child that was not his own Synonyms of nourish breed, foster, bring up, nurse, raise, rearWords Related to nourish father, mother; attend, care (for), cradle, cultivate, mind, minister (to), nurture, watch; discipline, educate, instruct, mentor, school, teach, train, tutor; edify, enlighten, indoctrinate; feed, provide (for), supply; advance, forward, further, promote; prepare; direct, guide, lead, shepherd, showNear Antonyms of nourish abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, mishandle, mistreat; ignore, neglect; harm, hurt, injure



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