Elements vs Aliment - What's the difference?

elements | aliment |

As nouns the difference between elements and aliment

is that elements is while aliment is food.

As a verb aliment is

(obsolete) to feed, nourish.




(head) (p)
  • (pluralonly) Outdoor weather, such as wind or rain.
  • (pluralonly) The basic tenets of an area of knowledge.
  • (pluralonly) The bread and wine of the eucharist.
  • aliment



    (en noun)
  • Food.
  • (figuratively) Nourishment, sustenance.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • aliments of their sloth and weakness
  • * 1978 , (Lawrence Durrell), Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 356:
  • All this monotony might be a good aliment for a poet but what if one had no gifts?
  • (Scotland) An allowance for maintenance.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To feed, nourish.
  • To sustain, support.
  • * 2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 434:
  • Yet there would also be many – and not simply the powerful and ultra-privileged – who lost out, and whose discontent operated as a kind of political yeast, alimenting ‘unpatriotic’ thoughts and acts.


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