1. nutrition

noun. ['nuːˈtrɪʃən'] (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance.


  • biological process


  • starve
  • stand still

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Rhymes with Nutrition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician
  • disposition

How do you pronounce nutrition?

Pronounce nutrition as nuˈtrɪʃən.

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Sentences with nutrition

1. Noun, singular or mass
However, it’s important to pay attention to nutrition labels when swapping regular water for sparkling.

Quotes about nutrition

1. The new 'Joy' was needed for a number of reasons. Recent developments in nutrition and new ingredients were two of the major reasons for the revision. One of the other big reasons was America's new love for big flavors. Yay!
- Irma S. Rombauer

2. In our fast-forward culture, we have lost the art of eating well. Food is often little more than fuel to pour down the hatch while doing other stuff - surfing the Web, driving, walking along the street. Dining al desko is now the norm in many workplaces. All of this speed takes a toll. Obesity, eating disorders and poor nutrition are rife.
- Carl Honore

3. I'm nutty for nutrition. I've become one of those people who can't stop talking about the connection between food and health. Now that I know how much changing what you eat can transform your life, I can't stop proselytizing.
- Robin Quivers

2. nutrition

noun. ['nuːˈtrɪʃən'] the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans).


  • science


  • inelegance
  • largeness

3. nutrition

noun. ['nuːˈtrɪʃən'] a source of materials to nourish the body.


  • delicacy
  • goody
  • dish
  • mess
  • meal
  • alimentation
  • vitamin
  • finger food
  • aliment
  • wheat germ
  • repast
  • course
  • nutrient
  • treat
  • kosher
  • kickshaw
  • food
  • ingesta
  • dainty
  • sustenance
  • fast food
  • mince
  • victuals
  • milk
  • puree
  • nutriment
  • nourishment


  • strength
  • man
  • inactivity
  • orderliness