nurture (v.) Look up nurture at Dictionary.com
"to feed or nourish," early 15c., from nurture (n.). Related: Nurtured; nurturing.
nurture (n.) Look up nurture at Dictionary.com
c. 1300, "breeding, upbringing," from Old French norture, nourreture "food, nourishment; education, training," from Late Latin nutritia "a nursing, suckling," from Latin nutrire "to nourish, suckle" (see nourish).