verb (used with object), nur·tured, nur·tur·ing.
Origin of nurture
Examples from the Web for nurture
Oddly you nurture it, it is part of you, and inescapably part of your past, present, and future.
Will asking for a barrel-aged Negroni help to nurture some European class?
Nature and nurture, genetics and family background all come into play.
For me, it bred the question of what nature and nurture can really do to someone.‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Uzo Aduba on Her Journey From Track Phenom to Crazy Eyes|Marlow Stern|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The literary world he helped found and nurture, and whose landscape he bestrode like the colossus he was—that world is gone.Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation|Malcolm Jones|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The nurture of these years is as silent as that of the dewdrop upon the blade of grass, but it is as real.The Unfolding Life|Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux
A classification, then, according to nature and nurture is a classification according to essence and character.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
A thrilling story of orphanage, illustrating the trials and temptations of the young, and the happy results of Christian nurture.Brave Old Salt|Oliver Optic
Nurture, if it has been wise, has been the forerunner of culture.The Ascent of the Soul|Amory H. Bradford
But you can't expect anything of them; they've had no nurture.'Brother Copas|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch