Definition of mother
- She's the mother of three small children.
- Mother Theresa
- Mother Hubbard
- all my mother came into mine eyes and gave me up to tears
- —William Shakespeare
- the mother of all construction projects
- the mother of all ocean liners
she often offered to babysit for friends, hoping to satisfy her mother urges until she had children of her own
She mothered two sons but no daughters.
I hope to mother at least one child.
: to give birth to (a child)
: to be or act as mother to (someone) : to care for or protect (someone) like a mother
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