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foster

Synonyms of foster in English:

verb

  • 1 a ruler known for fostering the arts
    encourage, promote, further, stimulate, advance, forward, cultivate, nurture, strengthen, enrich, help, aid, abet, assist, contribute to, support, endorse, champion, speak for, proselytize, sponsor, espouse, uphold, back, boost, give backing to, facilitate
    [Antonyms] neglect, suppress, destroy
  • 2 they have fostered a succession of children
    bring up, rear, raise, care for, take care of, look after, nurture, provide for;
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