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Synonyms of fostering

Noun


1. fostering, fosterage, encouragement

usage: encouragement; aiding the development of something

2. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing, socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation

usage: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

Verb


1. foster, further, promote, advance, boost, further, encourage

usage: promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being and education"

2. foster, rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent

usage: bring up under fosterage; of children

3. foster, nurture, encourage

usage: help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"

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