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Foster (IPA: /ˈfɑstɝ/)


Foster (v. t.)

To feed; to nourish; to support; to bring up.

Foster (v. t.)

To cherish; to promote the growth of; to encourage; to sustain and promote; as, to foster genius.

Foster (v. i.)

To be nourished or trained up together.

Foster (v. t.)

Relating to nourishment; affording, receiving, or sharing nourishment or nurture; -- applied to father, mother, child, brother, etc., to indicate that the person so called stands in the relation of parent, child, brother, etc., as regards sustenance and nurture, but not by tie of blood.

Foster (n.)

A forester.

Foster (n.)

One who, or that which, fosters.

Foster

Metro station

Foster

Town in Providence County, Rhode Island

Foster

Lunar crater

Foster

Human settlement in Bates County, Missouri, United States of America

Foster

Village in Nebraska, USA

Foster Synonyms

Adoptive, Surrogate

Foster Synonyms

Stephen Collins Foste, Stephen Foster, Foster

Foster Synonyms

Further

Foster Synonyms

Nurture

Foster Rhymes


Boster, Doster, Foster, Gloster, Koster, Oster, Roster, Zoster



Foster (Last Name / Surname)

Foster is the #99 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 227,764 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Foster in Spanish is Fomentar

Tagalog Translation

Foster in Tagalog is Magpaunlad

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If the end of education is to foster the love of truth, this love cannot be presupposed in the means." - Education

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Mrs. Foster Ely, If We could Know, as reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922)" - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Whatever opens opportunity and hope will help to prevent crime and foster responsibility." - Crime


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