nurture: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nûr'chur), [key]
— v., n. -tured, -tur•ing,
- to feed and protect: to nurture one's offspring.
- to support and encourage, as during the period of training or development; foster: to nurture promising musicians.
- to bring up; train; educate.
- rearing, upbringing, training, education, or the like.
- development: the nurture of young artists.
- something that nourishes; nourishment; food.
- nurture (Thesaurus)