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Synonyms for mother
ˈmʌð ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mother, female parent(noun)

    a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)

    "the mother of three children"

    Synonyms:
    female parent

    Antonyms:
    begetter, father, male parent

  2. mother(noun)

    a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

    Synonyms:
    female parent

    Antonyms:
    male parent, begetter, father

  3. mother(noun)

    a term of address for an elderly woman

    Synonyms:
    female parent

    Antonyms:
    male parent, father, begetter

  4. mother(noun)

    a term of address for a mother superior

    Synonyms:
    female parent

    Antonyms:
    begetter, male parent, father

  5. mother(verb)

    a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation

    "necessity is the mother of invention"

    Synonyms:
    female parent

    Antonyms:
    male parent, father, begetter

  6. mother, fuss, overprotect(verb)

    care for like a mother

    "She fusses over her husband"

    Synonyms:
    get, fuss, overprotect, father, niggle, fret, sire, bring forth, beget, engender, generate

    Antonyms:
    begetter, male parent, father

  7. beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth(verb)

    make children

    "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

    Synonyms:
    take, cause, make, mystify, experience, develop, draw, have, become, sustain, receive, scram, amaze, stimulate, sire, drive, engender, go, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, spawn, beat, return, set about, get down, incur, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, fuss, start, arrest, fetch, give, bring, bewilder, induce, buzz off, catch, let, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, generate, breed, capture, find, baffle, produce, start out, pose, vex, aim, perplex, stupefy, gravel, begin, render, father, commence, arrive, set out, convey, acquire, come, pay off, bugger off, overprotect, yield, nonplus

    Antonyms:
    father, begetter, male parent

Wiktionary

  1. Mother(propernoun)

    Synonyms:
    Mummy, Mum, Goddess, Mom

    Antonyms:
    Father

  2. Mother(propernoun)

    One's mother

    Synonyms:
    Goddess, Mom, Mummy, Mum

    Antonyms:
    Father

  3. Mother(propernoun)

    A title given to a nun or a priestess

    Synonyms:
    Goddess, Mom, Mum, Mummy

    Antonyms:
    Father

  4. Mother(propernoun)

    One of the triune goddesses of the Lady in Wicca alongside the Crone and Maiden and representing a woman older than a virginal Maiden but younger than a old woman Crone.

    Synonyms:
    Goddess, Mum, Mummy, Mom

    Antonyms:
    Father

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mother(n.)

    Synonyms:
    MAMMA, female parent, dam (applied to a beast)

  2. mother(a.)

    Synonyms:
    native, natural

  3. mother(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vernacular

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mother(n)

    Synonyms:
    materfamilias, matron, matriarch, generatrix, dam

    Associated words:
    cognate, cognation, matricide, maternalism, uterine, matriarchy, matriarchal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mom, mum, mothers, mama, parent, madre, mommy, maternal, mère, mamma, ma, motherland, moms, ema, momma, mummy, stem, mam, pmtct, motherhood, mammy, mati

How to pronounce mother?

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Veena
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How to say mother in sign language?

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How to use mother in a sentence?

  1. Joerg Wuttke:

    China released the mother of all credit avalanches, hence the double-digit growth and making decision makers more complacent - they thought they could outgrow the previous overcapacity problem.

  2. Baiju Shah:

    We’re not sure why, but for some reason, having a male fetus has greater effect on the metabolism of the mother.

  3. Pam Lipp:

    You go into mother-bear mode, where you dig in and do what you have to do to protect your cub. I knew I couldn't stop until Amanda had the help she needed.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    I ’m from Florida. You may not know this, but there are a lot of people in Florida on Medicare and Social Security, one of them happens to be my mother. And I can say this to you right now unequivocally : I am against anything that is bad for my mother.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    It has been a personal observation that a child who remains deprived of love and affection of own parents especially mother since very early times is often grown up as a relatively better person in nature than those people who since their childhood days get constantly pampered by their parents.


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