Aliment meaning

ălə-mənt
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Something that nourishes; food.
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Anything that nourishes; food.
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Something that supports or sustains.
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To supply with sustenance, such as food.

Required by court order to aliment the abandoned family.

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Means of support; necessity.
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To supply with aliment; nourish.
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Something that nourishes; food.
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Something that supports or sustains.
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To supply with sustenance, such as food.

Required by court order to aliment the abandoned family.

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(now rare) Food.
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(figuratively) Nourishment, sustenance.
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(Scotland) An allowance for maintenance.
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Origin of aliment

  • Middle English from Latin alimentum from alere to nourish al-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French aliment, and its source, Latin alimentum (“food”).

    From Wiktionary