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1. foster-child

noun. a child who is raised by foster parents.

Synonyms

  • nestling
  • kid
  • foster-son
  • fry
  • tyke
  • foster-daughter
  • small fry
  • foster child
  • tiddler
  • tike
  • child
  • foster son
  • minor
  • shaver
  • fosterling
  • youngster
  • nipper

Antonyms

  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent
  • cool

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  • tiled
  • schild
  • riled
  • piled
  • mild
  • filed

2. foster

verb. ['ˈfɑːstɝ'] promote the growth of.

Synonyms

  • boost
  • promote
  • further
  • advance

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity
  • dishearten

Etymology

  • fostor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. foster

adjective. ['ˈfɑːstɝ'] providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties.

Synonyms

  • surrogate

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • fostor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. Foster

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

Synonyms

  • Stephen Collins Foster

5. foster

verb. ['ˈfɑːstɝ'] help develop, help grow.

Synonyms

  • serve
  • support
  • nurture
  • encourage
  • patronise
  • serve well
  • patronize
  • patronage

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • idle
  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • fostor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. foster

verb. ['ˈfɑːstɝ'] bring up under fosterage; of children.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • rear
  • nurture
  • bring up

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • fostor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] a young person of either sex.

Synonyms

  • piccaninny
  • sprog
  • juvenile person
  • preschooler
  • kiddy
  • nestling
  • changeling
  • bairn
  • poster child
  • kindergartener
  • monkey
  • kid
  • scallywag
  • orphan
  • urchin
  • fry
  • child prodigy
  • tyke
  • picaninny
  • bambino
  • waif
  • kindergartner
  • small fry
  • foster child
  • tiddler
  • tike
  • rascal
  • pickaninny
  • peanut
  • child's body
  • silly
  • infant prodigy
  • juvenile
  • street child
  • minor
  • shaver
  • fosterling
  • wonder child
  • rapscallion
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • scamp
  • toddler
  • tot
  • buster
  • foster-child
  • scalawag
  • yearling

Antonyms

  • idle
  • good person
  • cool
  • major

8. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age.

Synonyms

  • offspring
  • babe
  • female offspring
  • stepchild
  • family
  • progeny
  • family unit
  • issue
  • infant
  • baby
  • male offspring
  • army brat
  • kid

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • parent
  • wise
  • serious

9. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] an immature childish person.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • baby
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • dignified
  • mature
  • unlimited
  • unpardonable

10. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] a member of a clan or tribe.

Synonyms

  • descendant

Antonyms

  • majority
  • senior

Example sentences of the word foster-child


1. Noun Phrase
This home must also be the main home for your child, stepchild or foster child for most of the year.

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