raising, rearing, nurture(noun)
the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing(verb)
helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
"they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
help develop, help grow
"nurture his talents"
rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent(verb)
"raise a family"; "bring up children"
nourish, nurture, sustain(verb)
provide with nourishment
"We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
That which nourishes; food; diet.
The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual; see also nature.
to nourish or nurse
Origin: From norture, noriture, from norriture, norreture, from nutritura, from nutrire.
the act of nourishing or nursing; thender care; education; training
that which nourishes; food; diet
to feed; to nourish
to educate; to bring or train up
Origin: [OE. norture, noriture, OF. norriture, norreture, F. nourriture, fr. L. nutritura a nursing, suckling. See Nourish.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nurt′ūr, n. act of nursing or nourishing: nourishment: education: instruction.—v.t. to nourish: to bring up: to educate.—n. Nurt′urer. [O. Fr. noriture (Fr. nourriture)—Low L. nutritura—L. nutrīre, to nourish.]
The numerical value of nurture in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of nurture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of nurture in a Sentence
Nurture your mind with great thoughts.
Never seek what you are not, but nurture what you are.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
I love the Britain that can nurture immigrants like me and make them its own.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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Translations for nurture
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- تنشئة, تربيهArabic
- výživa, výchovaCzech
- fördern, hegen und pflegen, Päppeln, Umsorgen, Umhegen, voranbringenGerman
- διατροφή, τροφή, διατρέφω, γαλούχηση, τρέφω, ανατροφήGreek
- crianza, ternura, nutrir, alimento, criar, desarollamiento, cuidado, levantamientoSpanish
- hoitaa, kasvatus, hoito, kasvattaa, ravinto, vaaliaFinnish
- alimenter, favoriser, nourrirFrench
- 育成, 育成するJapanese
- cultivare, creștere, educareRomanian
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