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Definition 1: any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue - [noun denoting tops]

Synonyms for nutrient in the sense of this definition

(nutrient is a kind of ...) a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties

"shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"

(... is a kind of nutrient ) a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum

(... is a kind of nutrient ) a substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)

(... is a kind of nutrient ) food traditionally eaten by African-Americans in the South

(... is a kind of nutrient ) a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants

"he asked for a drink of water"

(... is a kind of nutrient ) any liquid suitable for drinking

"may I take your beverage order?"

(... is a kind of nutrient ) (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus

(... is a kind of nutrient ) food for domestic livestock

(... is a kind of nutrient ) a stock or supply of foods

(... is a kind of nutrient ) a source of materials to nourish the body

(... is a kind of nutrient ) a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

(... is a kind of nutrient ) the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed

(... is a kind of nutrient ) any substance that can be used as food

(... is a kind of nutrient ) food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing; typically food with a high sugar or carbohydrate content that is associated with childhood or with home cooking

(... is a kind of nutrient ) nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)

(... is a kind of nutrient ) (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms

(nutrient is a part of ...) any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment

"food and drink"

Definition 2: any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis - [noun denoting tops]

(nutrient is a kind of ...) a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties

"shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"

(... is a kind of nutrient ) a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants

"he asked for a drink of water"

Definition 3: of or providing nourishment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nutrient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • good nourishing stew

Synonyms for nutrient in the sense of this definition

(nutrient is similar to ...) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

"wholesome attitude" "wholesome appearance" "wholesome food"

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