verb (used with object), nur·tured, nur·tur·ing.
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Origin of nurture
synonym study for nurture
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Example sentences from the Web for nurture
“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
She soon gave birth to a daughter, her only child, whom she nurtured with the most assiduous care.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Now here is a lady, well educated and delicately nurtured, who is destitute of the common necessaries of life.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
This is true, I fear, to a certain extent, of those who have been nurtured in the new traditions.Third class in Indian railways|Mahatma Gandhi
Such men could not fail to adorn the faith they professed, and do honour to the Church in which they had been nurtured.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Surely she could never again thwart their plans of evil, hatched and nurtured in the foul darkness of the quags.Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book|Edmund Dulac