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Definition of Nurture
NurtureNurture Nur"ture, n. [OE. norture, noriture, OF. norriture,
norreture, F. nourriture, fr. L. nutritura a nursing,
suckling. See Nourish.]
1. The act of nourishing or nursing; thender care; education;
A man neither by nature nor by nurture wise.
2. That which nourishes; food; diet. --Spenser. NurtureNurture Nur"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nurtured; p. pr. & vb.
1. To feed; to nourish.
2. To educate; to bring or train up.
He was nurtured where he had been born. --Sir H.
Syn: To nourish; nurse; cherish; bring up; educate; tend.
Usage: To Nurture, Nourish, Cherish. Nourish denotes to
supply with food, or cause to grow; as, to nourish a
plant, to nourish rebellion. To nurture is to train up
with a fostering care, like that of a mother; as, to
nurture into strength; to nurture in sound principles.
To cherish is to hold and treat as dear; as, to
cherish hopes or affections.
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