ma

noun \ ˈmä , ˈmȯ \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of ma

Examples of ma in a Sentence

  1. Her ma and pa both said she can't go.

  2. I told my ma that on Mother's Day we'd be dining at the town's toniest restaurant.

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Origin and Etymology of ma

short for mama

ma Synonyms

Synonyms
mother, mama (also mamma or momma), mammy, mater [chiefly British], mom, mommy, old lady
Related Words
materfamilias, matriarch, matron; stepmother; supermom, superwoman

mA

abbreviation

Definition of mA

milliampere

Other Electrical Engineering Terms


Ma

abbreviation

Definition of Ma

million years ago

MA

abbreviation

Definition of MA

1
[Medieval Latin magister artium]
master of arts
2 Massachusetts
3 mental age
4 Middle Ages

Examples of ma in a Sentence

  1. She has an MA in English.


M&A

abbreviation

Definition of M&A

mergers and acquisitions

Ma

biographical name \ ˈmä \

Definition of Ma

Yo-Yo 1955–     American (French-born of Chinese parents) cellist

MA Defined for English Language Learners

ma

noun

Definition of ma for English Language Learners

  • : a person's mother


MA Defined for Kids

ma

noun, often capitalized \ ˈmä , ˈmȯ \

Definition of ma for Students

:1mother 1

MA

abbreviation

Definition of MA for Students

Massachusetts

Medical Dictionary

mA

abbreviation

medical Definition of mA

milliampere

MA

abbreviation

medical Definition of MA

mental age

Law Dictionary

M&A

abbreviation

legal Definition of M&A

mergers and acquisitions


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