alphabet

Mother

Definition of mother:

part of speech: noun

A female parent, esp. of the human race: a matron: that which has produced anything.

part of speech: verb

To adopt as a son or daughter.

part of speech: verb

To act as a mother to, or to adopt, as a son or daughter.

part of speech: adjective

Native; as, one's mother tongue; producing others.

part of speech: noun

A female parent; one who has given birth to anything; origin or source; as, necessity is the mother of invention; the female superior of a religious house; a thick, slimy substance or film in liquids.

part of speech: noun

A female parent.

part of speech: noun

Dregs or sediment, as of vinegar.

part of speech: adjective

Received by birth, as it were from one's mother: natural: acting the part of a mother: originating.

Usage examples for mother:

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