Definitions for nurture

Definitions for (noun) nurture

Main entry: nurture, breeding, bringing up, raising, rearing, fosterage, fostering, upbringing

Definition: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

Usage: they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

Main entry: raising, rearing, nurture

Definition: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

Definitions for (verb) nurture

Main entry: foster, nurture

Definition: help develop, help grow

Usage: nurture his talents

Main entry: sustain, nourish, nurture

Definition: provide with nourishment

Usage: We sustained ourselves on bread and water; This kind of food is not nourishing for young children

Main entry: bring up, raise, rear, parent, nurture

Definition: bring up

Usage: raise a family; bring up children

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