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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb nurture:
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Definition of the noun nurture
What does nurture mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: nurtures
- the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
- helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
- example: they debated whether nature or nurture was more important
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of nurture: breeding / bringing up / fosterage / fostering / raising / rearing / upbringing
- more generic words: acculturation / enculturation / socialisation / socialization = the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
Alternative definition of the noun nurture
- The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
- That which nourishes; food; diet.
- The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual; see also nature.
Definition of the verb nurture
What does nurture mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: nurtured | nurturing | nurtures
- help develop, help grow
- example: nurture his talents
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonym of nurture: foster
- more generic word: encourage = inspire with confidence
- more specific terms:
- look after a child until it is an adult
- provide with nourishment
Alternative definition of the verb nurture
- to nourish or nurse
Definition of the verb nurture for high school students
- to assist the development of
- example: Although Serena had never watered the plant, which was about to die, Javier was able to nurture it back to life.
The verb nurture is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
"Nurture" is a 2010 short drama film written and directed by Rooth Tang.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Rooth Tang
- written by Rooth Tang
- cinematography by Lyn Moncrief
- edited by Rooth Tang
- music by Pakk Hui
- genres: Thriller, Drama
- released in (5 years ago)
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Nurture
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by Fred Herron
Nurture the Kingdom Community Nurture is a biblical command; it is critical for a healthy church.
Living the Faith Community (2004)
The Church That Makes A Difference - Seabury Classics by John H. Westerhoff III
seven hristian nurture is a contemporary expression for the historic word “ catechesis.” Catechesis, or Christian nurture, both assumes and indeed is dependent upon experience and reflection within a faith community. Catechesis assumes a ...
The Improvising Mind (2010)
Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment by Aaron Berkowitz
Human nature without cultural nurture is an impossibility, a grand delusion. — Leonard Meyer1 The diabolical imagery of the review that opened the introduction, Türk's discussion of disorder (Chapter 9), and the descriptions of the experience ...
by James H. Husted, Gladys Husted, PhD, MSN, RN, Carrie Scotto, PhD, MSN, RN, Kimberly Wolf, PhD, MS, PMHCNS-BC
To nurture is the commitment and objective of nursing.
by David T. Liebert
nurture is a concept that examines the extent to which we are a product of environment and experience or a product of the innate programming found within our genetic codes. The questions steaming from this nature vs. nurture ...
by John Eller, Howard C. Carlson
Key Point #5: The most important relationship you will need to nurture is the one between you and your board; ...
Move to Lose (2005)
by Chris Freytag
Nurture is the kind, generous care you'd ...
by Jodi O'Brien
Nature versus nurture is a colloquial phrase for the scientific debate over the degree of influence of biological and environmental factors on human behavior. With respect to gender, the debate centers on the relative importance of genetics, ...
by Kevin L. Nadal
The nature versus nurture debate is one that has long been present in many subfields within psychology—particularly in developmental psychology. For example, developmental psychologists have debated whether nature (a person's ...
Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2012)
by Denise Cush, Catherine Robinson, Michael York
Religious nurture consists of the processes by which values, beliefs and practices are passed on and adapted from generation to generation. In view of the contested, diverse and fluid character of the Hindu tradition no summary account can ...
Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember
The Nature–Nurture Controversy (with men, e.g., having higher scores on trait X in some cultures and women having higher scores on the same trait in others). This finding can be used to summarize the study of cross-cultural sex differences, ...
by Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers
Nurture refers to the environment, both social and physical, that influence development, ...
by Denis Hayes
NATURE–NURTURE a core position paper, 'Phonics and early reading: an overview for head teachers, lit- eracy leaders and teachers in schools, and managers and practitioners in Early Years setAll principles recommendations were ...
A-E by Charles Donald Spielberger
NATURE–NURTURE. DEBATE. AND. PLASTICITY. Cross-cultural research can help to provide insights into some of the basic issues in child development. This is mainly because a cross-cultural developmental approach uncovers a greater ...
by Michael Shally-Jensen
Jennifer Croissant “Nature versus nurture” is the popular phrase depicting the debate between proponents of sociobiology (biological or genetic determinism) and proponents of behaviorism (social determinism) over the reasons adult humans ...
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Random nature shot at home
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Nursing mother, Pak Chong village, northeastern Thailand.
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- Nature vs nurture
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- Nurture the Foal
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- Nurture Meaning
Video shows what nurture means. The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.. That which nourishes; food; diet.. The environmental ...
- ESL Vocabulary : nurture
- Nurture Discipline by Definition
- Language acquisition: nature vs nurture
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- Language Development-Nature v Nurture
Theories of Chomsky and Lenneberg.
- Early Childhood: Language Development Nurture
Developmental Psychology;Group Assignment by: Shantel,Ceaser,Mary,Denys, Delia and Ruby. Stages of Language,The Doctors: ...
- Nurture In Nature Description
- ESL Vocabulary : nurture
- How Language and Literature nurture Culture and Identity (Stevens, Alegro and Yip MKA11)
[email protected] Norman Matthew S. Stevens - 201100696 Shekinah Jane H. Alegro - 201100741 Huijin S. Yip - 201100146 MKA 11.
- ESL: Growing Up & Raising Kids Reading, "Nature vs. Nurture"
- Language and literature nurture culture and identity
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Scrabble value of N1U1R1T1U1R1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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