Synonyms of foster in English:

foster


See definition of foster

verb

1‘a ruler known for fostering the arts’

SYNONYMS

encourage, promote, further, stimulate, advance, forward, cultivate, nurture, strengthen, enrich, help, aid, abet, assist, contribute to, support, endorse, champion, speak for, proselytize, sponsor, espouse, uphold, back, boost, give backing to, facilitate

ANTONYMS

neglect, suppress, destroy

2‘they have fostered a succession of children’

SYNONYMS

bring up, rear, raise, care for, take care of, look after, nurture, provide for

mother, parent