English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'nutrition'

(noun) 
Definition
the process of taking in and absorbing nutrients
There are alternative sources of nutrition to animal flesh.
Synonyms
food
Enjoy your food!
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nourishment
He was unable to take nourishment for several days.
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sustenance
The state provided a basic quantity of food for daily sustenance.
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related words

related adjective trophic

Additional synonyms

in the sense of nourishment
Definition
the food needed to nourish the body
He was unable to take nourishment for several days.
Synonyms
tack (informal),
kai (New Zealand, informal),
vittles (obsolete, dialect),
viands,
aliment
in the sense of nutriment
Definition
the food or nourishment required by all living things to grow and stay healthy
Synonyms
foodstuff,
kai (New Zealand, informal),
aliment
in the sense of sustenance
Definition
means of maintaining health or life
The state provided a basic quantity of food for daily sustenance.
Synonyms
provisions,
rations,
refreshments,
kai (New Zealand, informal),
daily bread,
edibles,
comestibles,
aliment,
eatables,
refection

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