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"
kindle, rise, arouse, put forward, leaven, set up, upgrade, boot, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, enkindle, put up, heighten, stir, refer, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, fire, farm, cite, grow, bring up, conjure up, resurrect, levy, advert, promote, nourish, prove, erect, raise, name, call down, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, mention, reboot, evoke, rear, foster, parent, sustain, rise up, enhance
nourish, nurture, sustain(verb)
provide with nourishment
"We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
have, suffer, keep up, keep, support, hold up, hold, sustain, bring up, confirm, foster, nutrify, rear, aliment, get, corroborate, maintain, nourish, substantiate, affirm, raise, prolong, parent
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To cherish is both to hold dear and to treat as dear. Mere unexpressed esteem would not be cherishing. In the marriage vow, "to love, honor, and cherish," the word cherish implies all that each can do by love and tenderness for the welfare and happiness of the other, as by support, protection, care in sickness, comfort in sorrow, sympathy, and help of every kind. To nurse is to tend the helpless or feeble, as infants, or the sick or wounded. To nourish is strictly to sustain and build up by food; to nurture includes careful mental and spiritual training, with something of love and tenderness; to foster is simply to maintain and care for, to bring up; a foster-child will be nourished, but may not be as tenderly nurtured or as lovingly cherished as if one's own. In the figurative sense, the opinion one cherishes he holds, not with mere cold conviction, but with loving devotion.
See synonyms for ABANDON; CHASTEN.
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How to use nurture in a sentence?
Nurture your mind with great thoughts for you will never go any higher than what you think.
It is in the minds of men that wars are created. It is from the hearts of human beings that peace will be created. If every individual were to value and feel at peace with themselves there would be no wars. There is something essentially good in every human being, when we find it, nurture it and live consciously, peace becomes a reality.
I love the Britain that can nurture immigrants like me and make them its own.
I would speculate that it is an effect that lasts, the brain develops rapidly from zero to six years of age, and the more exposure, the more you enrich and nurture these brain networks that are related to social and academic ability, the more the kid will gain the future.
I felt I had to take what was a handful of seed corn and plant it and nurture and grow another crop or cycle of Mrs. Winner’s.
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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