Definition: to promote development; nourish
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): cultivate, support
Antonym(s): depress, neglect
1. As a foster parent, you are expected to offer unconditional love and support to a needy child.
2. Will the construction of the new rail line foster job opportunities in the northern part of the state?
3. The practice of not washing your hands will foster the spread of the flu virus.