Synonyms and Antonyms of incubate
to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop
- The hen incubated her eggs for two weeks.
to help the growth or development of
- Hopefully, these youthful visits to the museum will incubate an enduring love of art.
advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support, uphold
endow, finance, fund, patronize, stake, subsidize, underwrite
abet, aid, assist
advertise, boost, plug, publicize, tout
agitate (for), campaign (for), work (for)
ban, bar, enjoin, forbid, interdict, outlaw, prevent, prohibit, proscribe
repress, snuff (out), squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress
arrest, check, halt, retard
encumber, fetter, hobble, impede, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle