Wales fostered a loose system of collective management, in which he played guide and gentle prodder but not boss.
The NCAA cannot deal with the reality of the system that it has fostered for decades.
JP's struggles revealed his parents' heroic virtue and fostered virtue in others.
In the art world, it is fostered by an incessant rain of numbers in the media whenever an art star comes to its attention.
"It's more the attitude that was fostered by some of the antiabortion movement, things that really dehumanized" Tiller.
She was the 'great mother' who fostered all vegetation and agriculture.
I've no patience with that; it's the way immorality's fostered in these days.
Courage, inventiveness and greater strength of intellectual perception have been fostered in civilized woman.
But the latter tendency was fostered and acknowledged, while the former was repressed.
They fostered the idea, selected suitable men, and equipped expeditions.
Old English *fostrian "to supply with food, nourish, support," from fostor "food, nourishment, bringing up," from Proto-Germanic *fostrom, from root *foth-/*fod- (see food).
Meaning "to bring up a child with parental care" is from c.1200; that of "to encourage or help grow" is early 13c. of things; 1560s of feelings, ideas, etc. Old English also had the adjective meaning "in the same family but not related," in fostorfæder, etc. Related: Fostered; fostering.