nurturing Definition

the process of caring for and encouraging the growth or development of someone or something.

Using nurturing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "nurturing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The school provides a nurturing environment for its students.

  • Example

    She has a nurturing personality and loves to take care of others.

  • Example

    The company has a culture of nurturing talent and promoting from within.

nurturing Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with nurturing

  • a parent who provides a supportive and caring environment for their child's growth and development


    Her mother was a nurturing parent who always encouraged her to pursue her dreams.

  • a relationship in which both parties support and encourage each other's growth and development


    Their nurturing relationship helped them both achieve their goals.

  • self-nurturing

    the act of taking care of oneself, both physically and emotionally


    She practices self-nurturing by taking time for herself every day.


Summary: nurturing in Brief

Nurturing [ˈnɜrtʃərɪŋ] refers to the process of caring for and encouraging growth or development. It can be applied to individuals, such as a nurturing parent, or to environments, like a nurturing school. 'Nurturing' is often associated with supportive and caring behavior, and can extend to self-care, known as 'self-nurturing.'

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