Synonyms of 'nurture'
1 upbringingDictionary, training, educationThe human organism learns partly by nature, partly by nurture.
1 bring upDictionary, raise, look afterParents want to know the best way to nurture and raise their children to adulthood.
2 tendDictionary, grow, cultivateThe modern conservatory is not an environment for nurturing plants.
3 encourageDictionary, support, sustainSeema's interest in literature was nurtured by her parents.
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If you cultivate land or crops, you prepare land and grow crops on it.
She cultivated a small garden of her own.
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Thesaurus for nurture from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you nurture something such as a young child or a young plant, you care for it while it is growing and developing .