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Overview of noun nurture

The noun nurture has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. raising, rearing, nurture

(the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child)

2. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing

(helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important")


Overview of verb nurture

The verb nurture has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) foster, nurture

(help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents")

2. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent

(bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children")

3. nourish, nurture, sustain

(provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children")

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