1. [ adjective ] providing nourishment
Synonyms: nutrient nutritive nutritious alimentary

"good nourishing food"

Related terms: wholesome
2. [ adjective ] of or providing nourishment
Synonyms: nutritive nutrient nutritious alimentary alimental

"good nourishing stew"

Related terms: wholesome
3. [ noun ] (food) the act of supplying food and nourishment
Synonyms: feeding alimentation
Related terms: provision nursing hyperalimentation spoonfeeding forced_feeding intravenous_feeding overfeeding lactation infant_feeding nutrify
Similar spelling:   nourishment