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mother1

moth·er1

mother1

 
pronunciation:
muh thr
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a female parent.
 
synonyms:
ma, mama, mom
similar words:
mother-in-law, parent
definition 2: the origin or source of something.
Greece was the mother of democracy.
synonyms:
origin, source
similar words:
cause, head, root
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being a female parent.
We could see the mother bear with her cubs.
similar words:
female
definition 2: relating to or like a mother.
He gives his roses mother love.
synonyms:
maternal, parental
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mothered, mothering, mothers
definition: to take care of and protect.
She mothered her new puppy.
synonyms:
take care of
similar words:
nourish, nurse, protect, shelter, tend
derivation: motherless (adj.)
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