Synonyms for fostering

Synonyms for (noun) fostering

Synonyms: nurture, breeding, bringing up, raising, rearing, fosterage, fostering, upbringing

Definition: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

Usage: they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

Similar words: socialisation, socialization, enculturation, acculturation

Definition: the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

Usage: the socialization of children to the norms of their culture

Synonyms: fosterage, fostering

Definition: encouragement; aiding the development of something

Similar words: encouragement

Definition: the expression of approval and support

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