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1. nutrient

noun. ['ˈnuːtriːənt'] any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.

Synonyms

  • soul food
  • micronutrient
  • comfort food
  • manna
  • comestible
  • beverage
  • provisions
  • chyme
  • feed
  • alimentation
  • fare
  • water
  • vitellus
  • aliment
  • commissariat
  • miraculous food
  • yolk
  • manna from heaven
  • medium
  • pabulum
  • drinkable
  • solid food
  • food
  • provender
  • potable
  • sustenance
  • substance
  • drink
  • victuals
  • viands
  • victual
  • edible
  • eatable
  • nutrition
  • food product
  • foodstuff
  • nutriment
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • stand still
  • ebb

Etymology

  • nutriens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Nutrient

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce nutrient?

Pronounce nutrient as ˈnutriənt.

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Sentences with nutrient


1. Noun, singular or mass
Gardeners can add peat moss to any type of soil to improve its texture and increase nutrient levels.

2. Adjective
Amending the soil with these organic elements will increase its richness and nutrient value.

2. nutrient

adjective. ['ˈnuːtriːənt'] of or providing nourishment.

Synonyms

  • wholesome
  • alimentary
  • nourishing
  • alimental
  • nutritive

Antonyms

  • unpalatable
  • tough
  • indigestible
  • inedible

Etymology

  • nutriens (Latin)

3. nutrient

noun. ['ˈnuːtriːənt'] any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis.

Synonyms

  • water

Antonyms

  • denitrify
  • deprive

Etymology

  • nutriens (Latin)
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