|1.||to provide with the materials necessary for life and growth|
|2.||to support or encourage (an idea, feeling, etc); foster: to nourish resentment|
|[C14: from Old French norir, from Latin nūtrīre to feed, care for]|
nourish nour·ish (nûr'ĭsh, nŭr'-)
v. nour·ished, nour·ish·ing, nour·ish·es
To provide with food or other substances necessary for sustaining life and growth.