verb (used with object), nur·tured, nur·tur·ing.
Origin of nurture
Examples from the Web for nurtured
“The golden age of Parisian smiles nurtured, and was nurtured by, the rise of dentistry as a vocation,” writes Jones.
Its reporting and commentary on politics, society, and arts and letters have nurtured a broad liberal spirit in our national life.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A precocious talent, he was nurtured by enlightened teachers in London and then discovered California.
Mina's pupils are cherished, respected and nurtured, as anyone can see.Challenging Religious Tradition for the Love of God — and the Love of Dance|Moral Courage|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One hopes they will be nurtured and continue to grow, whichever candidate emerges victorious next Tuesday.The Leak of a Mysterious Video Could Change the Outcome of Newark’s Mayor’s Race|Charles Upton Sahm|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These beautiful States are swept by the ocean and mountain winds, and nurtured by the glowing sun and gentle rains.Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War|Mrs. Eugenia Dunlap Potts
General Chassé had not been nurtured in the classical retirement of Ollerton.Relics of General Chasse|Anthony Trollope
A dear son born in her later years is nurtured in the well-builded hall, a child of many prayers and a welcome.The Homeric Hymns|Andrew Lang
The self-governing municipalities had nurtured a multitude of men whom small power and responsibility fitted for great things.The South American Republics Part I of II|Thomas C. Dawson
His religion was deeply rooted and nurtured by association with and testimony of an eye witness to the living God.William Clayton's Journal|William Clayton