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Definition of Nourish


  1. To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to furnish with nutriment.
  2. To support; to maintain.
  3. To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues.
  4. To cherish; to comfort.
  5. To educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments.
  6. To promote growth; to furnish nutriment.
  7. To gain nourishment.
  8. A nurse.

Nourish Quotations

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
John F. Kennedy

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Earl Nightingale

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.

Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.
Clifton Fadiman

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
Frank A. Clark
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Nourish Translations

nourish in Dutch is voeden
nourish in Finnish is ravita
nourish in French is nourrissons, nourrissez, nourrissent, nourrir
nourish in Latin is alo (alui altum), nutrio
nourish in Spanish is alimentar
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