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fostering

fostering as in encouragement
  • "aiding the development of something"

Synonyms

  • fosterageencouragement; helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
fostering as in helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
  • "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

Synonyms

  • breedingproducing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring; elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression ; the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization ; the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
  • bringing uphelping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
  • fosterageencouragement; helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
  • 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
  • raisingincreasing in quantity or value; the event of something being raised upward; 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
  • rearingrearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; 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
  • upbringingproperties acquired during a person's formative years ; helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community