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  • verbpromote, support
  • verbgive care or accommodation to

synonyms for fosters

  • 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 fosters

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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 fosters in a sentence

Why use dangerous cosmetics when Jones' soap retains youth and health for the complexion, and fosters the development of beauty?
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This knowledge not only fosters intelligent and fruitful experiment but it prevents the doing of foolish things.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
Birket Fosters copy sold in 1894 for 255; and Mr. Tooveys, with title and verses in facsimile, for 169.
PRICES OF BOOKSHENRY B. WHEATLEY
One trouble with dormitory school life is that it fosters leisure-wasting and time-wasting "gang" habits.
A GIRL'S STUDENT DAYS AND AFTERJEANNETTE MARKS
But the virtues of the hero were united with all the railings and vices which a military life creates, or at least fosters.
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
I sent my agent to the Fosters' box, asking them to call upon me in my loge at the end of the opera.
MEMOIRS OF AN AMERICAN PRIMA DONNACLARA LOUISE KELLOGG
It is a common experience everywhere that long-continued use begets and fosters the feeling of ownership.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, AUGUST, 1885VARIOUS
In popular apprehension there is much that is admirable in the type of manhood which the life of sport fosters.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
In the forest depths, amongst imbosoming hills, the rugged sire fosters the vowed follower of Diana.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
A feeling of attachment becomes conscious with each of them, slight association fosters this feeling, it increases.
QUESTIONABLE AMUSEMENTS AND WORTHY SUBSTITUTESJ. M. JUDY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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