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  Definition of mother
  1. a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation; "necessity is the mother of invention"
  2. a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"
  3. a term of address for an elderly woman
  4. a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar
  5. make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don''t recognize them"
  6. care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
Similar Words: female parent, beget, get, engender, father, sire, generate, bring forth, fuss, overprotect

 

Hyponyms: ma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mammy, mum, mummy, mater, mother-in-law, primipara, para I, puerpera, quadripara, quintipara, supermom, surrogate mother, Mary, Virgin Mary, The Virgin, Blessed Virgin, Madonna

 

Derivational Morphology: beget, get, engender, father, sire, generate, bring forth, fuss, overprotect, generation, genesis, multiplication, propagation, forefather, female parent, male parent, begetter, bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, stir

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: ''formal'' moeder   Albanian: nënë  
Armenian: մայր   Basque: ama  
Belarusian: маці   Bosnian: majka  
Bulgarian: майка   Catalan: mare  
Chinese: 妈妈 and 母亲   Croatian: majka  
Danish: moder   Dutch: moeder  
Esperanto: patrino   Estonian: ema  
Finnish: äiti   French: mère  
Frisian: mem   Georgian: დედა  
German: Mutter   Greek: μητέρα  
Hebrew: אם   Hungarian: anya  
Icelandic: mamma and móðir   Ido: matro  
Indonesian: ibu   Interlingua: matre  
Irish: máthair   Italian: madre  
Japanese: お母さん and   Korean: 엄마  
Kurdish: dayik   Latin: mater  
Latvian: māte   Lithuanian: motė  
Malayalam: അമ്മ   Maltese: omm  
Norwegian: mor   Novial: matra  
Persian: مادر   Polish: matka  
Portuguese: mãe   Romanian: mamă  
Russian: мать   Serbian: мајка  
Slovak: matka   Slovene: mati  
Spanish: madre   Swedish: mor  
Tagalog: ina   Tamil: அம்மா  
Telugu: అమ్మ   Turkish: anne  
Ukrainian: мати   Vietnamese: and mẹ  
Welsh: mam  
 
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