verb (used with object)
Origin of aliment
Examples from the Web for aliment
But man, as well as the other created forms, is subject to the same law: he takes only that aliment he can digest.The Germ|Various
Exercise and aliment are equally indispensable, and must go together.A Memorial of Mrs. Margaret Breckinridge|Archibald Alexander
I had found a new source of unthought of reveries, that would supply my enraptured hours with aliment according to my wishes.
Athelstan Taylor was puzzled on his way home by the curious selection of a restless conscience as aliment for disquiet.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
She found great benefit from frequently changing her aliment.Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages|William Andrus Alcott
British Dictionary definitions for aliment
Word Origin for aliment
Word Origin and History for aliment
"food," late 15c., from Latin alimentum "nourishment," in plural, "food, provisions," from alere "to nourish" (see alimentary).