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foster

foster as in providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties
  • "foster parent"
  • "foster child"
  • "foster home"
  • "surrogate father"

Synonyms

  • surrogateproviding or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; someone who takes the place of another person ; a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
foster as in United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)

    Synonyms

    • Fosterproviding or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864) ; promote the growth of; bring up under fosterage; help develop, help grow
    • Stephen FosterUnited States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    • Stephen Collins FosterUnited States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
    foster as in promote the growth of
    • "Foster our children's well-being and education"

    Synonyms

    • furthermore distant in especially degree; promote the growth of; contribute to the progress or growth of; to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense); in addition or furthermore; to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)
    foster as in bring up under fosterage
    • "of children"
    foster as in help develop, help grow
    • "nurture his talents"

    Synonyms

    • nurturehelp develop, help grow; look after a child until it is an adult; provide with nourishment; the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child ; helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community