Part of speech:
To control, or compose, one's expression.
To foster the development of; promote:
To promote the development or growth of; acquire and develop
To take something away from:
Means of support; necessity
The usual kind of diet
(Uncountable, figuratively) Anything intended to supply energy or nourishment of an entity or idea.
To acquire secondary sex characteristics. Used especially of a girl.
(With to) To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
The quality of being inherent
To support from below; keep from falling or sinking; prop:
To buoy up or hearten:
To grow, especially in quantity; cultivate:
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
To give instruction at or in (a place)
To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
The state or fact of being neglected:
The state of being starved
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
The short, fat, wormlike larva of certain insects, esp. of a beetle
Upbringing is the way a child is raised, or the lessons, instructions and teachings that his or her parents impart.
A cause of such a mental state
A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
To be nourished or supported:
Train means to guide, coach or instruct.
To provide with information, as in an effort to gain support for a position or to influence behavior:
To promote the growth and development of; cultivate:
To act or serve as a mother.
(Archaic) To lift upright; raise.
Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
Anything that nourishes; nourishment; food
Bland intellectual fare; an undemanding diet of words.
Material lacking real value or substance:
Provision is defined as a supply of something or to the act of providing a supply of something.
(Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
The definition of a chow is a breed of Chinese dog, a chow chow, with a thick coat and a black tongue.
To try to cure by special care or treatment:
One's line of descent; ancestry:
helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
Raising someone to be an accepted member of the community.
The state of being a foster child
Act of raising young.
To cause to come into existence; originate.
Deprivation is defined as the state of having something withheld from the enjoyment or possession of someone.
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