Textual thesaurus for "nurture"

(noun) breeding, bringing up, raising, rearing, fosterage, fostering, upbringing

helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

(noun) raising, rearing

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

(verb) foster

help develop, help grow

nurture his talents

(verb) sustain, nourish

provide with nourishment

We sustained ourselves on bread and water; This kind of food is not nourishing for young children

(verb) bring up, raise, rear, parent

bring up

raise a family; bring up children