Foster

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Synonyms for Foster

Synonyms for Foster

to promote and sustain the development of

to help bring about

Synonyms for Foster

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

providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties

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She has fostered my independence by professedly indulging my love for liberty.
Therefore, after the connection had continued three years, carefully fostered by D'Artagnan, who found his bed and his mistress more agreeable every year, each doing credit to the other, the mistress conceived the extraordinary desire of becoming a wife and proposed to D'Artagnan that he should marry her.
His contention is that racing, without time allowances for anything else but tonnage - that is, for size - has fostered the fine art of sailing to the pitch of perfection.
And they that held the strong city of Athens, the people of great Erechtheus, who was born of the soil itself, but Jove's daughter, Minerva, fostered him, and established him at Athens in her own rich sanctuary.
Every portion of the soil was peopled with plants and herbs, which, if less beautiful, still bore tokens of assiduous care, as if all had their individual virtues, known to the scientific mind that fostered them.
Mentally she remained in utter stagnation, a condition which the mechanical occupation rather fostered than checked.