- 动词- （供养） support; provide for:
support a family养家- （饲养; 培植） raise; keep; grow:
grow flowers;养花- （生育） give birth to:
She gave birth to a boy.她养了个儿子。- （培养） form; acquire; cultivate:
cultivate ood habits养成良好的习惯- （使身心得到滋补或休息，以增进精力或恢复健康）rest; convalesce; heal; recuperate one's health:
rest quietly to recuperate; convalesce;静养
heal one's wounds;养好伤- （养护） maintain; keep in good repair:
maintain a road or railway养路- （毛发留长; 蓄发） wear one's hair long
- 形容词- （抚养的; 非亲生的） foster; adoptive:
foster father [mother];养父[母]
adopted son [daughter]养子 [女]
- 名词- （姓氏） a surname:
She keeps a horse in that enclosure.
The scribe worked hard to support his family.
I suppose that, in justification, he could always claim he had a family to support.
He had to work hard to support his family.
He needs a high income to support such a large family.
He had to support his family with his meager income.
The old man grew many daffodils with yellow flowers in his bedroom.