Synonyms of nurture in English:

nurture


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See UK English definition of nurture

See Spanish definition of criar

verb

1‘giving birth to children and nurturing them into adulthood’

SYNONYMS
bring up, care for, provide for, take care of, attend to, look after, rear, support, raise, foster, parent, mother, tend
feed, nourish
rare provender
ANTONYMS

neglect

2‘we've nurtured different varieties of plant’

SYNONYMS
cultivate, grow, keep, tend

3‘my father nurtured my love of art’

SYNONYMS
encourage, promote, stimulate, develop, foster, cultivate, further, advance, boost, forward, contribute to, be conducive to, assist, help, aid, abet, strengthen, advantage, fuel
ANTONYMS

hinder


noun

1‘we are all what nature and nurture have made us’

SYNONYMS
upbringing, bringing up, care, fostering, tending, rearing, raising, training, education
ANTONYMS

nature, innate disposition, inherited characteristics

2‘the nurture of ideas’

SYNONYMS
encouragement, promotion, fostering, development, cultivation, boosting, furtherance, advancement

3‘a good base camp where one may receive nurture and rest’

SYNONYMS
food, nourishment, nutrition, nutriment, diet, sustenance, feeding, subsistence
rare alimentation