Foster meaning in English | Easy explanation | Indian dictionary

Foster meaning in English: In this article, the meaning of the word ‘Foster’ is explained in easy English with examples, along with its synonyms and antonyms.

Foster’ pronunciation= fɑstər, fo-stər

Foster meaning in English

The word ‘Foster’ has two types of meanings in the English language.

1. ‘Foster’ means the act of nurturing or bringing up a poor or orphan (without adoption) child by giving him a place in the family for some period.

2. To stimulate one’s thoughts or feelings or to help in the growth and development of something.

Foster- English meaning
nurture
to nourish
to help
to encourage
nourishment
nutrition
alimentation

Foster-Example

The word ‘Foster’ acts as a Verb.

The past tense of the word ‘Foster’ is ‘Fostered’ and the present participle is ‘Fostering’.

Sentences that can be formed using the word ‘Foster’ are as follows.

Example:

▪ As a foster parent, I always ensure the well-being and safety of the children.

▪ She is a foster mother for many homeless children.

▪ He is an animal lover so he is fostering stray cats and dogs in his area.

▪ If you foster your writing skills, one day you will be a good writer. Father told his son.

▪ Motivational speakers try to foster courage and daring in normal people.

▪ The family who brings up a child that is not one’s own by birth, such child is referred to as their foster child.

▪ It can foster coronavirus disease if people don’t follow the guidelines declared by the government.

▪ Government should foster small businesses which benefit society.

▪ Our company fosters the innovative ideas of young employees.

▪ I have fostered poor children for almost 10 years and now they call me their foster father.

‘Foster’ other meanings

foster care= A formal system by which a child is cared for, in a foster family, by people other than its own parents, but without being adopted.

foster family= A family having at least one foster child

foster child= A child in foster care

foster parent= An adult who cares for a child who has been placed in foster care

foster mother= A female adult who cares for a child who has been placed in foster care

foster-father= A male adult who cares for a child who has been placed in foster care

foster Buddhism= Promotion of Buddhism.

foster brother= Foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who is raised by your parents

fosters= To encourage

fostered by= Nurtured by

‘Foster’ Synonyms-antonyms

The synonyms of the word ‘Foster’ are as follows.

bring up
rear
take care of
look after
raise
nurture
encourage
stimulate
help
support
assist
cultivate
uphold
boost

The antonyms of the word ‘Foster’ are as follows.

neglect
suppress
destroy

 

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