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  • verbpromote, support
  • verbgive care or accommodation to

synonyms for fostering

  • advance
  • back
  • champion
  • cherish
  • cultivate
  • encourage
  • feed
  • foment
  • forward
  • further
  • harbor
  • nurse
  • nurture
  • serve
  • stimulate
  • uphold
  • nourish
  • raise
  • favor
  • oblige
  • house
  • assist
  • serve
  • shelter
  • entertain
  • sustain
  • cherish
  • lodge
  • harbor
  • nurse
  • rear
  • help
  • bring up
  • care for
  • minister to
  • take care of
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antonyms for fostering

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  • block
  • cease
  • dampen
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • hinder
  • ignore
  • impede
  • neglect
  • starve
  • stop
  • condemn
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How to use fostering in a sentence

However, madame, I count upon it that you will be able to dispel such doubts as I am fostering.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Year by year the head of game in the Walls End preserves, under Haggard's fostering care, had increased.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Even the fact that Santa Fé had been for a period under the fostering wings of the American eagle did not make it grow much.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
These were the very old, and those who had lived through their fostering were paying them beautiful tribute.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
That organ has only to exhale, in its degree, a fostering tropic air in order to produce complications almost beyond reckoning.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
Like the Arab mare, it grew to maturity under the fostering care of its owner.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
He little thought what a formidable enemy he was then fostering at the court of his obsequious brother sovereign.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
For more than a century it had been the policy of France to strengthen herself by fostering the internal dissensions of Germany.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
But charity requires, in common with other virtues, the fostering influence of habit.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
Fauchet was busy fostering opposition long before the treaty came back for decision by the Senate.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
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WORDS RELATED TO FOSTERING

  • adopting
  • fosterage
  • fostering
  • naturalizing
  • raising
  • taking in
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