Nurtured vs Replenished - What's the difference?

nurtured | replenished |


As verbs the difference between nurtured and replenished

is that nurtured is (nurture) while replenished is (replenish).

As an adjective replenished is

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nurtured

English

Verb

(head)
  • (nurture)

  • 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.

    replenished

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (replenish)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Full, fully stocked (with), containing an abundance (of).
  • * 1612 , John Smith, Map of Virginia , in Kupperman 1988, p. 159:
  • This river also as the two former, is replenished with fish and foule.
  • That has been refilled; restored to capacity or fullness, full.