nourished; nourishing; nourishes

When you nourish your imagination or your body, you give it what it needs to stay healthy and flourish (hey, that rhymes!).

Whenever you eat a nutritious meal, you nourish your body. You can also nourish your dreams by allowing yourself to take chances and try what interests you, even if you're not sure what the outcome will be. To transform the verb nourish into an adjective, you can just add ing. Then, you can describe things that nourish you — like protein shakes or good poetry — as nourishing.

Definitions of nourish
  1. verb
    provide with nourishment
    “This kind of food is not nourishing for young children”
    synonyms: nurture, sustain
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    be able to feed
    type of:
    cater, ply, provide, supply
    give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
  2. verb
    give nourishment to
    synonyms: aliment, nutrify
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    type of:
    feed, give
    give food to
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