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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)

    Synonyms:
    Goddess, Mom, Mummy, Mum

    Antonyms:
    Father

  3. Mother(propernoun)

    Synonyms:
    Goddess, Mom, Mum, Mummy

    Antonyms:
    Father

  4. Mother(propernoun)

    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

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?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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