Uphold vs Nurture - What's the difference?
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Uphold is a related term of nurture.
As verbs the difference between uphold and nurture
is that uphold
is to hold up; to lift on high; to elevate while nurture
is to nourish or nurse.
As a noun nurture is
the act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
, author=James De Mille
, title=The Cryptogram
, publisher=The Gutenberg Project
, passage=Uttering such broken ejaculations Mrs. Hart burst into a passion of tears, and only Lord Chetwynde's strong arms prevented her from falling. / He upheld
To support by approval or encouragement.
* 1748 . . Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 18:
- but there was still a connexion upheld among the different ideas, which succeeded each other.
The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
That which nourishes; food; diet.
The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual; see also nature.
- A man neither by nature nor by nurture wise.
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.