Synonyms of nurture in English:

nurture


See definition of nurture

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