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parenting

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the caring for a child by its parents
  • as the big day approaches, the expectant couple are starting to get worried about their fitness for parenting

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parenting

verb
present participle of parent

Synonyms of parenting (Entry 2 of 2)

to bring forth and raise to maturity through care and education
  • They expertly parent their second child using all the lessons learned from raising their first.

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The first known use of parenting was in 1918

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“Parenting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parenting. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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