Definition Of nourishes


keep (a feeling or belief) in one's mind, typically for a long time.

They also nourished hopes of using the thousand or so of their servicemen who had joined the British evacuation from Greece to Egypt as the nucleus of an army to be raised among Yugoslav emigrants in the Americas.

provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition.

spiritual resources that nourished her in her darkest hours

Example Of nourishes

  • A forest not only protects the soil, inter-alia, it also nourishes it and thus both remain alive.

  • A full adult order at breakfast contained enough food to nourish three people for several days.

  • A tree is a natural example, since its fallen leaves and blooms nourish the soil around it.

  • After blooms fade, cut flower stalks close to the ground, leaving healthy green leaves in place to nourish next year's growth.

  • And in a twist of devastating irony, Mother Joe suffers from diabetes; the very food that nourishes her spirit is destroying her body.

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