简明英汉词典

foster
[5fCstE]
vt.
养育, 抚育, 培养, 鼓励, 抱(希望)
n.
养育者, 鼓励者

基本词义

Foster
[5fCstE]
福斯特(姓氏, 男子名)

美国传统词典[双解]

foster
fos.ter
AHD:[f?“st…r, f?s“t…r]
D.J.[6f%8st*, 6f%st*]
K.K.[6f%st+, 6f$st+]
v.tr.(及物动词)
fos.teredfos.ter.ingfos.ters

(1)

To bring up; nurture:
养育,抚养:
bear and foster offspring.See Synonyms at nurture
生养和抚养后代参见 nurture

(2)

To promote the growth and development of; cultivate:
促进,培养:促进生长、发展等;培养:
detect and foster artistic talent.See Synonyms at advance
发展并培养艺术才能参见 advance

(3)

To nurse; cherish:
抱有;怀有:
foster a secret hope.
抱着秘密的希望
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Providing parental care and nurture to children not related through legal or blood ties:
收养的:对在法律和血缘上没有关系的孩子提供父母般照料的:
foster parents; foster grandparents; a foster home.
养父母;寄养的祖父母;寄养的家庭

(2)

Receiving parental care and nurture from those not related to one through legal or blood ties:
被收养的:从和自己没有法律或血缘关系的人那里接受父母般照料的:
foster children.
收养的孩子

语源

(1)

Middle English fostren
中古英语 fostren

(2)

from Old English *f?n [to nourish]
源自 古英语 *f?n [养育,怀有(希望,仇恨等)]

(3)

from f?r [food, nourishing] * see p3-
源自 f?r [食物,富有营养的] *参见 p3-

基本词义

Foster
Fos.ter
AHD:[f?“st…r, f?s“t…r] Abigail Kelley Known as “Abby.”(1810-1887)
D.J.[6f%8st*, 6f%st*]
K.K.[6f%st+, 6f$st+]
NONE(无词性)
American abolitionist and suffragist who refused to pay taxes on her family's farm because she, not having the right to vote, was not represented politically.
福斯特,阿维盖尔·凯利:(1810-1887) 美国废奴主义者和主张扩大妇女参政权者。由于没有选举权而不享有政治代表权,她拒绝支付她家农场的捐税

现代英汉词典

foster
[5fRstE(r); (?@) 5fC:rstEr]
vt.

(1)

培养;助长
to foster an interest in music
培养对音乐的兴趣
Frequent cultural exchange will certainly help foster friendly relations between our two universities.
经常的文化交流肯定有助于发展我们两校之间的友好关系。

(2)

养育;抚养
We fostered the young girl while her mother was in hospital.
小女孩的母亲住院期间我们照料她。

现代英汉综合大辞典

foster
[5fCstE]
vt.

(1)

养育, 抚养

(2)

培养, 扶植, 鼓励, 促进

(3)

怀抱(希望等)

(4)

[英]将小孩委托养父母家

(5)

[废]饲, 喂
foster a child
收养孩子
foster the thought of serving the people
树立为人民服务的思想
foster hopes for success
抱成功的希望

词性变化

foster
n.
[废]养父母; [英]孵蛋的暖室
adj.
养育的, 收养的
foster brother [sister]
在同一家庭中养育(但不是同父母)的兄弟[姐妹]
foster child
养子, 养女
foster daughter [son]
养女[子]
foster parent
养父, 养母
foster father [mother]
养父[母]
foster home
寄养别人孩子的家庭
foster earth
培养土

继承用法

fosterling
[`fCstElIW]
n.
养子, 养女

foster-mother
[`fCstE9mQTE(r)]
n.
哺育器

foster-nurse
n.
乳母, 保姆

fosterer
[`fCstErE(r)]
n.
养育者; 鼓励者

基本词义

Foster
[5fCstE]
n.
福斯特(姓氏, 男子名)

英文相关词典

foster
care for    cultivate    feed    mind    nourish    nurse    nurture    rear    support    tend    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

foster
培养

美国传统词典

foster
fos.ter
AHD:[f?“st…r, f?s“t…r]
D.J.[6f%8st*, 6f%st*]
K.K.[6f%st+, 6f$st+]
v.tr.
fos.tered, fos.ter.ing, fos.ters

(1)

To bring up; nurture:
bear and foster offspring.See Synonyms at nurture

(2)

To promote the growth and development of; cultivate:
detect and foster artistic talent.See Synonyms at advance

(3)

To nurse; cherish:
foster a secret hope.
adj.

(1)

Providing parental care and nurture to children not related through legal or blood ties:
foster parents; foster grandparents; a foster home.

(2)

Receiving parental care and nurture from those not related to one through legal or blood ties:
foster children.

语源

(1)

Middle English fostren

(2)

from Old English *f?n [to nourish]

(3)

from f?r [food, nourishing] * see p3-

基本词义

Foster
Fos.ter
AHD:[f?“st…r, f?s“t…r] Abigail Kelley Known as “Abby.” (1810-1887)
D.J.[6f%8st*, 6f%st*]
K.K.[6f%st+, 6f$st+]
NONE
American abolitionist and suffragist who refused to pay taxes on her family's farm because she, not having the right to vote, was not represented politically.

英汉法学大词典

foster
v.扶养 ,抚养,抚育

英汉化学大词典

foster
vt.照顾,促进,抱着

英汉计算机大词典

foster
vt.照顾(促进,抱着)

英汉农牧林大词典

foster
n.寄养,抚育;n.养育,培植,促进

英汉水利大词典

foster
n.养育,培植,促进

英汉医学大词典

foster
n.培养,养育

英汉中医大词典

foster
n.培养,养育,抚育

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