Nurture

Definition of Nurture

Nur´ture
n.1.The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
A man neither by nature nor by nurture wise.
- Milton.
2.That which nourishes; food; diet.
v. t.1.To feed; to nourish.
[imp. & p. p. Nurtured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Nurturing.]
2.To educate; to bring or train up.
He was nurtured where he had been born.
- Sir H. Wotton.

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