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mother

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of mother

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a mother she often offered to babysit for friends, hoping to satisfy her mother urges until she had children of her own Synonyms of mother maternal, motherlyWords Related to mother parental; female, feminine, womanish, womanlike, womanly; matriarchal, matronly; caring, giving, nurturing


mother

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mother

  1. a female human parent he dreaded telling his mother that her favorite figurine had gotten broken Synonyms of mother ma, mama (also mamma or momma), mammy, mater [chiefly British], mom, mommy, old lady Words Related to mother materfamilias, matriarch, matron; stepmother; supermom, superwoman


mother

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mother

  1. 1 to bring forth from the womb I hope to mother at least one child Synonyms of mother birth [chiefly dialect], deliver, drop, have, bear, produceWords Related to mother labor; breed, multiply, propagate, reproduce, spawn; beget, father, generate, get, sire; calve, kid, kindle, kitten, litter, pup, whelpNear Antonyms of mother abort, lose, miscarry

  2. 2 to attend to the needs and comforts of mothered the patients with chicken soup Synonyms of mother administer (to), care (for), minister (to), nurseWords Related to mother cure, heal, remedy; doctor, treat; aid, conserve, preserve, provide (for), support; baby, coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil; cater (to), humor; indulgeNear Antonyms of mother brush (aside or off), forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, slight


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