Synonyms of nutrient


1. food, nutrient, substance

usage: any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

2. nutrient, substance

usage: any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis


1. alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive, wholesome (vs. unwholesome)

usage: of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"

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Definition and meaning of nutrient (Dictionary)