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?
If we cannot work together through the regular order to keep the government funded and functioning then we should put our salaries to good use supporting causes that help people and nurture the communities who need it most, i intend to donate the salary I earn during the period that the government is shut down to charity.
Most people suffer in life because they ruin and sacrifice a certain beautiful today, for a hope of an uncertain glorious tomorrow. If today you destroy a potential seed, how will it flower tomorrow sow and nurture all the seeds today and MickeyMize your life! Share this with as many for a fragrant world.
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.
Both Wanda and Adidas share a number of common goals, both in a commercial sense and in our genuine desire to nurture sport not only in China but around the world.
There is some evidence here that President Trump is starting to realize some of the political benefits of robust economic growth, but the connection is tenuous now and the White House would be wise to carefully nurture it in advance of the November elections.
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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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