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  Definition of nurture
  1. raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
  2. the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
  3. help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
  4. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
  5. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
Similar Words: breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, raising, rearing, upbringing, foster, nourish, sustain, rear, raise, bring up, parent

 

Hyponyms: patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going, serve, serve well, carry, fledge, cradle, foster

 

Derivational Morphology: rear, raise, bring up, parent, foster, further, breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, raising, rearing, upbringing, sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenance, upkeep, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, aliment, alimentation, victuals, nurturance, parenthood, parentage, birth, lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, stemma, stock

 

 
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