Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Foster"

The meaning of "Foster" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does fosters rigidity. mean?
A: In this context,
"Fosters" -> "encourages"
"Rigidity" -> "only thinking or acting in one certian way" (not moving, rigid)

So,
"Reproductive thinking encourages people to only think in one way, without being willing to change."
Q: What does foster mean?
A: significa adotivo
Q: What does foster mean?
A: Foster can be to care for something (person or pet) that is not your own
Children with no parents may live in foster care

Or foster can be used as "to encourage growth"

He fostered his son's independence by letting him cook
Q: What does we failed as fosters mean?
A: A foster (parent) takes care of a child (or guinea pigs here) temporarily. The writer and whomever they live with "failed as fosters" because they adopted the guinea pigs.

It is confusing because the writer switches from talking about the guinea pigs (Tom and Jerry) and using "they" to suddenly using "we" (the writer and their family/cohabitants).
There is a hint of humor here too since adoption (of a child, guinea pig, etc.) is more desirable than foster care. Adoption agencies/animal shelters would like for people to adopt the children/animals.

Example sentences using "Foster"

Q: Please show me example sentences with foster.
A: As a teacher, I want to foster a safe environment for my students to learn and grow.

My parents unknowingly fostered an environment that made me scared to express my emotions.

We want to foster an efficient workspace.
Q: Please show me example sentences with foster.
A: The teacher fosters an atmosphere of creative learning in the classroom.

Q: Please show me example sentences with fostered.
A: The parents fostered a sense of pride amongst their children


Synonyms of "Foster" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between foster and promote ?
A: To foster means to take care of and help grow.

Example : "Her teachers have fostered her into becoming a good student."

To promote means to make more popular.

Example : "The new advertisement on TV has helped to promote our new products."

Foster is used more frequently when speaking about personal stuff. Such as school, family, or hobbies. Promote is a word used in impersonal subjects. Such as advertising and politics.
Q: What is the difference between foster and encourage ?
A: @arovojdanila1
1-My mom fostered me when i had a fever. (it means that she took care of me)
2-Our coach encouraged us so that we win the game. (it means that he gave us compliments and words that raise our positivity)
Q: What is the difference between to foster and to promote ?
A: Foster is more taking care of something or someone. You could foster a child or you could foster an idea, where you are growing and expanding on it.

Promote is making others aware of a thing. So if you promote and item or an idea, you are making other people know about it. Promoting is often associated with advertisements.

For example:
I fostered the idea to start a company.

He promotes his business by handing out coupons at sporting events.
Q: What is the difference between foster and cultivate ?
A: They are similar, however their meanings have subtle differences.

"Foster" implies caring, nurturing and encouragement. For example, "the teacher's task is to foster learning".

"Cultivate" feels more focused on the effort involved. It's original use was so do with preparing land for crops.

I'd usually use foster if it's do do with people, and cultivate if it's to do with plants.

Hope that helps.

Translations of "Foster"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? foster
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? fostering
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? foster
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? foster
A: foster 齎す 結びつく 起こすみたいな意味で、成立/発達を刺激させること

Other questions about "Foster"

Q: I've had fosters that would shoot you for staring at them "cross-eyed".

Here, does "stare with cross-eyed" mean "glare"? or "strabismus"..??
A: I think they mean that they'll shoot them if they stare at them too long, since some people become cross-eyed when they look at something for a lengthy amount of time—sometimes daydreaming while doing it.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce foster.
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Q: I could foster you to do what is wrong does this sound natural?
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Q: he fosters my soul does this sound natural?
A: I think most native speakers would say "He nurtures my soul."

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