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Found 4 items, similar to foster. English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: foster membantu perkembangan English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: foster memberanikan, memupuk, menaruh English → English (WordNet) Definition: foster foster adj : providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; “foster parent”; “foster child”; “foster home”; “surrogate father” [syn: surrogate] foster v 1: promote the growth of; “Foster our children's well-being and education” [syn: further] 2: bring up under fosterage; of children 3: help develop, help grow; “nurture his talents” [syn: nurture] English → English (gcide) Definition: Foster Foster \Fos"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fostered, p. pr. & vb. n. Fostering.] [OE. fostren, fr. AS. f[=o]ster, f[=o]stor, food, nourishment, fr. f[=o]da food. [root]75. See Food.] 1. To feed; to nourish; to support; to bring up. [1913 Webster] Some say that ravens foster forlorn children. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cherish; to promote the growth of; to encourage; to sustain and promote; as, to foster genius. [1913 Webster] Foster \Fos"ter\, v. i. To be nourished or trained up together. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Foster \Fos"ter\, a. [AS. f[=o]ster, f[=o]stor, nourishment. See Foster, v. t.] Relating to nourishment; affording, receiving, or sharing nourishment or nurture; -- applied to father, mother, child, brother, etc., to indicate that the person so called stands in the relation of parent, child, brother, etc., as regards sustenance and nurture, but not by tie of blood. [1913 Webster] Foster babe or Foster child, an infant or child nursed or raised by a woman not its mother, or bred by a man not its father. Foster brother, Foster sister, one who is, or has been, nursed at the same breast, or brought up by the same nurse as another, but is not of the same parentage. Foster dam, one who takes the place of a mother; a nurse. --Dryden. Foster earth, earth by which a plant is nourished, though not its native soil. --J. Philips. Foster father, a man who takes the place of a father in caring for a child. --Bacon. Foster land. (a) Land allotted for the maintenance of any one. [Obs.] (b) One's adopted country. Foster lean [foster + AS. l[ae]n a loan See Loan.], remuneration fixed for the rearing of a foster child; also, the jointure of a wife. [Obs.] --Wharton. Foster mother, a woman who takes a mother's place in the nurture and care of a child; a nurse. Foster nurse, a nurse; a nourisher. [R.] --Shak. Foster parent, a foster mother or foster father. Foster son, a male foster child. [1913 Webster] Foster \Fos"ter\, n. A forester. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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