Synonyms and Antonyms for foster-parent

1. parent (n.)

a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian

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2. foster (v.)

promote the growth of

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3. foster-parent (n.)

a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child

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4. foster (v.)

help develop, help grow

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5. parent (v.)

bring up

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6. foster (adj.)

providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties

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7. parent (n.)

an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

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8. foster (v.)

bring up under fosterage; of children

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9. Foster (n.)

United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)

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10. foster-mother (n.)

a woman who is a foster parent and raises another's child

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