aliment definition

  • noun:
    • something which nourishes; food.
    • something which supports or sustains.
    • Food.
    • Nourishment, sustenance.
    • That which revitalizes; food; nutriment; everything which feeds or adds to a substance in all-natural growth. Hence: The necessaries of life generally: sustenance; means of help.
    • An allowance for upkeep.
    • That which nourishes or sustains; food; nutriment; sustenance; support, whether literal or figurative.
    • In Scots law, the sum covered help to your one entitled to claim it, as the dole provided to a pauper by his parish.
    • a source of materials to nourish the human body
  • verb-transitive:
    • to provide with sustenance, like meals: needed by courtroom order to aliment the abandoned household.
    • To nurture; to support.
    • to give when it comes to upkeep of.
  • verb:
    • To feed, nourish.
    • To maintain, help.
    • give nourishment to
  • others:
    • To furnish with ways sustenance; purvey to; assistance: typically in a figurative sense: because, to aliment a person's vanity.
    • In Scots law, to keep up or help, as an individual not able to support himself: utilized specially associated with the support of children by parents, or of moms and dads by kiddies.

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