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Word of the Day 03/10/21 Nurture

Nurture (verb, noun)
nur·ture [nur-cher]
(previously 07-07-13)

verb (used with object)
1. to feed and protect: to nurture one's offspring.
2. to support and encourage, as during the period of training or development; foster: to nurture promising musicians.
3. to bring up; train; educate.

noun
4. rearing, upbringing, training, education, or the like.
5. development: the nurture of young artists.
6. something that nourishes; nourishment; food.

OTHER WORDS FROM NURTURE
nur·tur·a·ble, adjective
nur·ture·less, adjective
nur·tur·er, noun
un·nur·tured, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO NURTURE
feed, discipline, training, nutriment, provisions, victuals, food, subsistence, provender, instruction, upbringing, diet, sustenance, viands, breeding, education, care, rearing, edibles, bolster

SYNONYM STUDY FOR NURTURE
See synonyms for: nurture / nurtured / nurturing on Thesaurus.com
1, 3. See nurse.

Origin: 1300–50; (noun) Middle English norture < Middle French, variant of nourriture < Late Latin nutritura a nourishing, equivalent to Latin nutrit ( us ) (past participle of nutrire to feed, nourish) + -ura -ure; (v.) derivative of the noun

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