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Related / Similar Words: foster, promote, advance, boost, encourage, farther

 

Definition:
  • promote the growth of; "Foster our children''s well-being and education";
  • contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom";
  • more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations";
  • to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther'' is used more frequently than `further'' in this physical sense); "farther north"; "moved farther away"; "farther down the corridor"; "the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"; "went onl;
  • to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further'' is used more often than `farther'' in this abstract sense); "further complicated by uncertainty about the future"; "let''s not discuss it further"; "nothing could be further from the;
  • in addition or furthermore; "if we further suppose"; "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already";

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    Hyponyms: connive at, wink at, foster, spur, help, carry, feed, contribute, lead, conduce

     

    Derivational Morphology: promotion, furtherance, advancement, fostering, fosterage, breeding, bringing up, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing, boost, encouragement, supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend, promoter, plugger, improvement, betterment, advance, forwarding

     

     
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