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|
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.
▪ 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
The synonyms of the word ‘Foster’ are as follows.
|take care of|
The antonyms of the word ‘Foster’ are as follows.