1) to nourish, support
3) to give suck, to fatten
4) to bring up, nurture
Part of Speech: verb
A primary verb (properly θρέφω threphô; but perhaps strengthened from the base of G5157 through the idea of convolution); properly to stiffen, that is, fatten (by implication to cherish [with food, etc.], pamper, rear): - bring up, feed, nourish.
|a provide food for||23.6|
|b take care of||35.45|
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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