[ UK /nˈɜːt‍ʃɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈnɝtʃɝ/ ]
  1. the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
  2. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    they debated whether nature or nurture was more important
  1. look after a child until it is an adult
    raise a family
    bring up children
  2. help develop, help grow
    nurture his talents
  3. provide with nourishment
    We sustained ourselves on bread and water
    This kind of food is not nourishing for young children
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How To Use nurture In A Sentence

  • Yet countries perceived as our enemies nurture their computer geeks in the full knowledge that they are the future. Times, Sunday Times
  • Agreed - a certain amount of natural skill is required - but that skill needs to be properly nurtured.
  • They may not agree that evangelizing the unchurched is a higher priority than worship and nurture. Navigating the Winds of Change
  • The song and minstrelsy of Wales have from the earliest period of its history been nurtured by its eisteddfodau. The Poetry of Wales
  • She has a reservoir of talent, which needs to be nurtured and taken to higher levels.
  • So how are churches today seeking to nurture the next generation of Christian social activists?
  • If, through their labors to transform misava into masimu, women established traditional tenure rights not explicitly recognized by patriliny, then likewise, through the everyday habits of farming, women learned, performed, and nurtured relationships that overlapped with, but ranged far beyond, blood - and marriage-based patrilineal kinship. Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique
  • Having small, achievable goals creates a positive feedback loop that nurtures your resolve.
  • For example, the Banpo people cultivate millet , is from the north common ancestor Setaria nurture formed.
  • Wildlife must be nurtured for what it is, the solar-powered foundation of local ecology and local economy. Times, Sunday Times
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