to say that something is good and someone should try it to recommend to be officially suggested for a prize, job, etc. to be nominated words at the bottom of a film or television picture, that show what is being said subtitles to do what someone tells you that you should do to take someone's advice unhappy and without hope depressed having too much alcohol drinking too much to look after and protect someone to take care of someone a family that looks after a child for a limited time a foster family