• Fomented Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Foment
• Foment Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To apply a warm lotion to; to bathe with a cloth or sponge wet with warm water or medicated liquid.
- (v. t.) To cherish with heat; to foster.
- (v. t.) To nurse to life or activity; to cherish and promote by excitements; to encourage; to abet; to instigate; -- used often in a bad sense; as, to foment ill humors.
- (n.) State of excitation; -- perh. confused with ferment.
- (n.) Fomentation.