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  Definition of Foster
  1. United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
  2. help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
  3. bring up under fosterage; of children
  4. promote the growth of; "Foster our children''s well-being and education"
  5. providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father"
Similar Words: Foster, Stephen Foster, Stephen Collins Foster, nurture, further, surrogate

 

Hyponyms: patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going, serve, serve well

 

Derivational Morphology: breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing, promotion, furtherance, advancement

 

Anagrams: forest

 

 
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