English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'upbringing'

(noun) 
Definition
the education of a person during his or her formative years
Martin's upbringing shaped his whole life.
Synonyms
education
institutions for the care and education of children
,
training
He had no formal training as a decorator.
She will soon be back in training for next year.
, ,
rearing
, ,
raising
,
tending
,
bringing-up
,
nurture
The human organism learns partly by nature, partly by nurture.
,
cultivation
She was a woman of cultivation and scholarship.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of breeding
in the sense of cultivation
Definition
culture or refinement
She was a woman of cultivation and scholarship.
in the sense of nurture
Definition
the act or process of promoting the development of a child or young plant
The human organism learns partly by nature, partly by nurture.

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