Definición de nourish en inglés:

nourish

Saltos de línea: nour|ish
Pronunciación: /ˈnʌrɪʃ
 
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verbo

[with object]
  • 1Provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition: I was doing everything I could to nourish and protect the baby figurative spiritual resources which nourished her in her darkest hours
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Many of these contain antioxidants - substances that protect and nourish brain cells.
    • And in a twist of devastating irony, Mother Joe suffers from diabetes; the very food that nourishes her spirit is destroying her body.
    • The right foods nourish, protect, and energize your body, and keep your digestion and metabolism youthful.
    Sinónimos
    feed, provide for, sustain, maintain
    rare nutrify
  • 1.1Enhance the fertility of (soil): a clay base nourished with plant detritus
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    • Generally speaking, a well-nodulated crop helps save on synthetic fertilizer costs and nourishes soils at rates less likely to affect groundwater, Hunter notes.
    • The soil is nourished with herbivore manure from Edinburgh Zoo, and liberally sprinkled with fresh rainwater.
    • Organic care nourishes the soil for a lawn that's naturally luxuriant, disease-resistant and pest-free.
  • 2Keep (a feeling or belief) in one’s mind, typically for a long time: he has long nourished an ambition to bring the show to Broadway
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    • As this cycle perpetuates itself in round after round of retaliation, and as anger and hatred are nourished, children are beginning to forget that life was ever any different.
    • God is only a word bandied about by the pseudo-intellectual, an illusion nourished by the ignorant, a luxury cultivated by the rich and the famous and an excuse used by the shirker.
    • He has long nourished a special contempt for the country he sees as a lone outpost of Western ideals in the Middle East.
    Sinónimos
    cherish, nurture, foster, harbour, nurse, keep in one's mind, entertain, maintain, sustain, hold, have

Derivativos

nourisher

sustantivo
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  • Left movements are supposed to be the protector and nourisher of Secularism worldwide and Kerala is one of the ‘Left Havens’ in India.
  • This is a facial nourisher that testers loved - and which they found works well when used morning and evening on the chest and upper neck, too.
  • It sometimes continued to represent the natural function of breast-feeding, in order to promise the State's protection as provider, comforter, and nourisher.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French noriss-, lengthened stem of norir, from Latin nutrire 'feed, cherish'.

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