Nurture synonyms and antonyms

nûr'chər

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To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.
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To foster the development of; promote:
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To deprive of nourishment.
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To promote the development or growth of; acquire and develop
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To take something away from:
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(Uncountable, figuratively) Anything intended to supply energy or nourishment of an entity or idea.
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(With to) To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]
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To control, or compose, one's expression.
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To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
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The usual kind of diet
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To acquire secondary sex characteristics. Used especially of a girl.
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Unawareness (of)
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(Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
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The state or fact of being neglected:
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Means of support; necessity
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To support from below; keep from falling or sinking; prop:
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(Countable) Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.
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The activity of imparting and acquiring skills.
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To buoy up or hearten:
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To treat with tenderness and affection; to nurture with care; to protect and aid.
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To grow, especially in quantity; cultivate:
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To make strong or stronger; to add strength to; to increase the strength of; to fortify; to reinforce.
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To give instruction at or in (a place)
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The state of being starved
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An instance of material which may be used as food.
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Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
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One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
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The short, fat, wormlike larva of certain insects, esp. of a beetle
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Raising someone to be an accepted member of the community.
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Upbringing is the way a child is raised, or the lessons, instructions and teachings that his or her parents impart.
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To provide for consumption, utilization, or operation:
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To administer or undergo training
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An edible material that provides sustenance.
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The definition of a chow is a breed of Chinese dog, a chow chow, with a thick coat and a black tongue.
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To bring up with care; rear
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To tend the sick, injured, etc. as a nurse
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One's line of descent; ancestry:
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Recruitment.
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To care for (children or a child) during the early stages of life; bring up.
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A cause of such a mental state
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
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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
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Bland intellectual fare; an undemanding diet of words.
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To act or serve as a mother.
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Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
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(Chiefly in the plural) Anything that can be eaten; food. [From 19th c.]
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Anything edible.
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Something edible; a comestible.
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(Uncountable) The flesh of an animal used as food. [from 14th c.]
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The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
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Anything that nourishes; nourishment; food
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Material lacking real value or substance:
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Provision is defined as a supply of something or to the act of providing a supply of something.
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The action of ingesting, or consuming something orally, whether it be food, drink, medicine, or other substance. It is usually referred to as the first step of digestion.
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helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
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The state of being a foster child
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Act of raising young.
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Used other than as an idiom: To bring from a lower position to a higher position..
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To cause to come into existence; originate.
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The quality of being inherent
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To provide with information, as in an effort to gain support for a position or to influence behavior:
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Deprivation is defined as the state of having something withheld from the enjoyment or possession of someone.
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(Slang) Food.
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