Synonyms

1. foster-mother

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

Synonyms

  • foster-parent
  • foster parent

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Rhymes with Foster Mother

  • smother
  • brother
  • another
  • yother
  • suther
  • souther
  • rather
  • nother
  • futher
  • uther

2. mother-naked

adjective. as naked as at birth.

Synonyms

  • naked as the day you were born
  • naked as the day one was born
  • in your birthday suit
  • in one's birthday suit

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • uniformed
  • trousered
  • suited

3. mother

noun. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother).

Synonyms

  • mummy
  • ma
  • mom
  • mother-in-law
  • momma
  • quintipara
  • supermom
  • mamma
  • mum
  • mater
  • para I
  • female parent
  • parent
  • quadripara
  • surrogate mother
  • puerpera
  • mommy
  • mama
  • primipara

Antonyms

  • male parent
  • father
  • disassemble
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. foster

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

Synonyms

  • boost
  • promote
  • further
  • advance

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity
  • dishearten

Etymology

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

5. mother

verb. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] care for like a mother.

Synonyms

  • fuss
  • give care
  • care

Antonyms

  • end
  • pull out
  • leave
  • go

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. 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))

7. Foster

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

Synonyms

  • Stephen Collins Foster

8. mother

noun. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation.

Antonyms

  • female parent

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. mother

noun. ['ˈmʌðɝ'] a term of address for a mother superior.

Synonyms

  • abbess
  • prioress

Antonyms

  • lose
  • bottom out
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • moder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • modor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. 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))

Sentences with foster-mother


1. Noun Phrase
Nala is a baby capuchin monkey, and her foster mother gave her a plush animal to comfort her during bath time.

2. Noun Phrase
A foster mother can seek custody of a child in her care through adoption, but the parental rights of the birth parents must be terminated, which can be a very difficult procedure.

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