An example of nurture is a mother bird feeding her baby birds.
An example of nurture is a parent raising a child.
An example of nurture is a senior employee teaching a new employee the details of the job.
An example of nurture is a well balanced meal.
The meadow that nurtures the cattle.
The nurture of an infant.
The nurture of an idea.
Origin of nurture
- Middle English from Old French from Late Latin nūtrītūra act of suckling from Latin nūtrītus past participle of nūtrīre to suckle (s)nāu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English norture, noriture, from Old French norriture, norreture, from Late Latin nutritura (“nourishment"), from Latin nutrire (“to nourish").