|1.||[ verb ] promote the growth of|
"Foster our children's well-being and education"
|Related terms:||promote breeding promotion|
|2.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 93|
|3.||[ adjective ] providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties|
"foster parent" "foster child" "foster home" "surrogate father"
|4.||[ noun ] (music) United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)|
|5.||[ verb ] bring up under fosterage; of children|
|6.||[ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 923|
|7.||[ verb ] help develop, help grow|
"nurture his talents"
|Related terms:||encourage serve patronize breeding fostering|