Synonyms of foster in English:

foster

verb

  • 1 he fostered the arts
    encourage, promote, further, stimulate, advance, forward, cultivate, nurture, strengthen, enrich;
    help, aid, abet, assist, contribute to, support, back, be a patron of
    [Antonyms] neglect, suppress
  • 2 they started fostering children
    bring up, rear, raise, care for, take care of, look after, nurture, provide for;
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