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The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
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  1. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
  2. A nourishing or being nourished
  3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
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  1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
  2. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment:
  3. A specified kind of nourishment:
The scientific study of food and nourishment, including food composition, dietary guidelines, and the roles that various nutrients have in maintaining health.
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  1. The scientific study of food and nourishment, including food composition, dietary guidelines, and the roles that various nutrients have in maintaining health.
  2. Anything that nourishes; nourishment; food
  3. A source of nourishment; food.
Something that supports or sustains.
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  1. Something that supports or sustains.
  2. Means of support; necessity
  3. Anything that nourishes; food
Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
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  1. Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
  2. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
  3. Food generally
Something that can be eaten as food:
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  1. Something that can be eaten as food:
  2. Food
A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
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  1. A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
  2. Something used, enjoyed, or provided regularly:
  3. The food and drink such a plan prescribes
Anything fit to be eaten; food
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  1. Anything fit to be eaten; food
Something fit for food, esp. a vegetable
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  1. Something fit for food, esp. a vegetable
Food available to be eaten
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  1. Food available to be eaten
  2. The usual kind of diet
  3. Food and drink; diet:
Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
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  1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
  2. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment:
  3. A specified kind of nourishment:
An instance of material which may be used as food.
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  1. An instance of material which may be used as food.
  2. Any substance used as food
The essence, substance, or gist:
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  1. The essence, substance, or gist:
  2. The flesh of animals used as food, esp. the flesh of mammals or, often, of fowl
  3. Food; esp., solid food, as distinguished from drink
A nourishing or being nourished
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  1. A nourishing or being nourished
  2. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
  3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
(--- Biology) The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
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  1. (--- Biology) The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
  2. The act or process of raising or promoting the development of; training, educating, fostering, etc.
  3. Anything that nourishes; food; nutriment
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
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  1. Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
  2. Anything that nourishes; food
  3. A source of nourishment; food.
Anything that nourishes; nourishment; food
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  1. Anything that nourishes; nourishment; food
  2. The scientific study of food and nourishment, including food composition, dietary guidelines, and the roles that various nutrients have in maintaining health.
  3. A source of nourishment; food.
Food or sustenance
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  1. Food or sustenance
  2. Nourishment for the mind
  3. Insipid intellectual nourishment:
Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
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  1. Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
  2. Material lacking real value or substance:
  3. Any soft or semiliquid food for babies or invalids
Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
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  1. Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
  2. Food or provisions.
A clause, as in a legal document, agreement, etc., stipulating or requiring some specific thing; proviso; condition
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  1. A clause, as in a legal document, agreement, etc., stipulating or requiring some specific thing; proviso; condition
  2. The act of making preparations for a possible or future event or situation:
  3. Necessary supplies, such as food and clothing, as for a journey.
(Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
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  1. (Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) Food or other provisions
Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
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  1. Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
  2. (Slang) Food or mealtime
(Slang) Food.
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  1. (Slang) Food.
  2. Food, especially snacks.
The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
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  1. The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
  2. (Old, Informal) A person who does menial or tedious work; drudge
  3. (Slang) Food
Something that supports or sustains.
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  1. Something that supports or sustains.
  2. Means of support; necessity
  3. Anything that nourishes; food
Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
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  1. Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
  2. A food baked from a leavened, kneaded dough made with flour or meal, water, yeast, etc.
  3. Food generally
Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
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  1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
  2. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment:
  3. A specified kind of nourishment:
The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
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  1. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
  2. A nourishing or being nourished
  3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
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  1. Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
  2. Anything that nourishes; food
  3. A source of nourishment; food.
Insipid intellectual nourishment:
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  1. Insipid intellectual nourishment:
  2. Nourishment for the mind
  3. Food or sustenance
Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
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  1. Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
  2. Material lacking real value or substance:
  3. Any soft or semiliquid food for babies or invalids
Feeding, being fed; the provision of food and other necessities.
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  1. Feeding, being fed; the provision of food and other necessities.
  2. The act or process of giving or receiving nourishment.
  3. Support; sustenance.
A means of livelihood; maintenance.
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  1. A means of livelihood; maintenance.
  2. (Obs.) Supply of the means of living; maintenance
  3. (Law) An allowance for support made under court order to a divorced person by the former spouse, usually the chief provider during the marriage. Alimony may also be granted without a divorce, as between legally separated persons.
A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
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  1. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
  2. The means of living; livelihood
  3. Means of support; livelihood:
Used other than as an idiom: see bread,"Ž butter.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see bread,"Ž butter.
  2. (Idiomatic) That which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.
  3. Means of support; livelihood.
(Rare) A keeping or being kept
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  1. (Rare) A keeping or being kept
  2. Care; charge:
  3. The means by which one is supported:
A person's means of supporting himself. [from 14th c.]
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  1. A person's means of supporting himself. [from 14th c.]
  2. Means of living or of supporting life; subsistence
  3. Means of support; subsistence.
The means of sustaining life; livelihood
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  1. The means of sustaining life; livelihood
  2. A means of maintaining life; livelihood:
  3. A manner or style of life:
(Law) The act of interfering unlawfully in a suit between others by helping either party, as by giving money, to carry it on
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  1. (Law) The act of interfering unlawfully in a suit between others by helping either party, as by giving money, to carry it on
  2. Means of support or sustenance; livelihood
  3. A maintaining or being maintained; upkeep, support, defense, etc.; specif., the work of keeping a building, machinery, etc. in good repair
The act of providing sustenance
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  1. The act of providing sustenance
  2. (Philos.) The status of something that exists in itself as an individual whole
  3. Means of support or livelihood; often, specif., the barest means in terms of food, clothing, and shelter needed to sustain life
Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.
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  1. Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.
  2. The act of supporting:
  3. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
The cost of such maintenance.
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  1. The cost of such maintenance.
  2. The act of keeping up buildings, equipment, etc.; maintenance
  3. Maintenance in proper operation, condition, and repair.
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