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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nour·ish /ˈnɝɪʃ, ˈnʌrɪʃ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 nour·ish /ˈnɝɪʃ, ˈnərɪʃ/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nour·ish, v. i.
 1. To promote growth; to furnish nutriment.
    Grains and roots nourish more than their leaves.   --Bacon.
 2. To gain nourishment. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nour·ish, n. A nurse. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nour·ish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nourished p. pr. & vb. n. Nourishing.]
 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.
 Syn: -- To cherish; feed; supply. See Nurture.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread
           and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for
           young children" [syn: nurture, sustain]
      2: give nourishment to [syn: nutrify, aliment]