Webster 1913 Edition
nourriture, fr. L.
nutrituraa nursing, suckling. See
The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
A man neither by nature nor by
That which nourishes; food; diet.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To feed; to nourish.
To educate; to bring or train up.
nurturedwhere he had been born.
Sir H. Wotton.
Syn. – To nourish; nurse; cherish; bring up; educate; tend.
Cherish. Nourish denotes to supply with food, or cause to grow; as, to nourish a plant, to nourish rebellion. To nurture is to train up with a fostering care, like that of a mother; as, to nurture into strength; to nurture in sound principles. To cherish is to hold and treat as dear; as, to cherish hopes or affections.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.That which nourishes; food; diet.
2.That which promotes growth; education; instruction. Ephesians 6.
1.To feed; to nourish.
2.To educate; to bring or train up.
He was nurtured where he was born.