Nutrify vs Nurture - What's the difference?

nutrify | nurture |


As verbs the difference between nutrify and nurture

is that nutrify is to supply nutrients (to) while nurture is to nourish or nurse.

As a noun nurture is

the act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.

nutrify

English

Verb

  • To supply nutrients (to)
  • nurture

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
  • That which nourishes; food; diet.
  • (Spenser)
  • The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual; see also nature.
  • * Milton
  • A man neither by nature nor by nurture wise.

    Verb

    (nurtur)
  • To nourish or nurse.
  • (figuratively, by extension) To encourage, especially the growth or development of something.
  • * 2009 , UNESCO, The United Nations World Water Development Report – N° 3 - 2009 – Freshwater and International Law (the Interplay between Universal, Regional and Basin Perspectives) , page 10, ISBN 9231041363
  • The relationships between universal norms and specific norms nurture the development of international law.