Wednesday, December 6, 2006


nur·ture /ˈnɜrtʃər/ [nur-cher] verb, -tured, -tur·ing, noun
–verb (used with object)
1. to feed and protect: to nurture one's offspring.
2. to support and encourage, as during the period of training or development; foster: to nurture promising musicians.
3. to bring up; train; educate.
4. rearing, upbringing, training, education, or the like.
5. development: the nurture of young artists.
6. something that nourishes; nourishment; food.

nurture. Unabridged (v 1.0.1). Random House, Inc. (accessed: December 06, 2006).