Dictionary » N » Nourish

Nourish

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. He planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it. (Is. Xliv. 14)

2. To support; to maintain. Whiles I in Ireland nourish a mighty band. (Shak)

3. To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues. Nourish their contentions.

4. To cherish; to comfort. Ye have nourished your hearts. (James v. 5)

5. To educate; to instruct; to bring up; to nurture; to promote the growth of in attainments. Nourished up in the words of faith. (1 Tim. Iv. 6)

Synonym: To cherish, feed, supply. See nurture.

Origin: OE. Norisen, norischen, OF. Nurir, nurrir, norir, F. Norrir, fr. L. Nutrire. Cf. Nurse, Nutriment, and see -ish.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


titanic sketch alibi until this

... a infallible hitherto to institute up the specialty of drive consumption. Houses services liveliness to preserve continue torridity in, and to nourish passion expensive chart to proclaim ogrodzenia z siatki trzebnica vim at responsible ogrodzenia z siatki kujawsko-pomorskie abode is with opportune ...

See entire post
by Fatthfgenmfds
Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:46 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
Views: 2059

Fungus?

About the decomposers and detritivors.I think you've meda it benefit down.My bio instructor said that decomposers are creatures who nourish on the deceased factors and detritivors are harmful bacteria which malfunction nutrient ingredients to offer natural ingredients.

See entire post
by shantis
Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungus?
Replies: 10
Views: 13867

Re: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... and most effective of the pre-biotics. Pre-biotics are carbohydrates that humans can't use as food, but probiotics in the colon can. Pre-biotics nourish the probiotics you're taking as well as the good bacteria that already exist in the gut. Taking pro- and pre-biotics together is more effective ...

See entire post
by TheeLynnChase
Sun Feb 20, 2011 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
Replies: 23
Views: 74077

Chemotherapy Drugs Taxol (paclitaxel) & Carboplatin

... to the cancer cells (such as the new drugs that interfere with the pathways that control the way the tumour cells can grow its own blood supply to nourish them), will, I would think, increasingly take over from chemo. However, although I have no idea whether some chemotherapy drugs can, themselves ...

See entire post
by Julie5
Sat Nov 06, 2010 5:02 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Chemotherapy Drugs Taxol (paclitaxel) & Carboplatin
Replies: 1
Views: 5743

Origin Of Male/Female Gender

... period and energy needs. Also having to be the macho male expected to be the one to chase the bears out of the cave on top of having to eat to nourish all the male machinery and hormone system along with the babies that regularly pop out would be so physically demanding it would be biologically ...

See entire post
by GaryGaulin
Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:56 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin Of Male/Female Gender
Replies: 1
Views: 9575
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,006 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link