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Mother meaning

mother - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child.
  2. 2. That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix.
  3. 3. An old woman or matron.
  4. 4. The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc.
  5. 5. Hysterical passion; hysteria.
  6. 6. Received by birth or from ancestors; native, natural; as, mother language; also acting the part, or having the place of a mother; producing others; originating.
  7. 7. To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to.
  8. 8. A film or membrane which is developed on the surface of fermented alcoholic liquids, such as vinegar, wine, etc., and acts as a means of conveying the oxygen of the air to the alcohol and other combustible principles of the liquid, thus leading to their oxidation.
  9. 9. To become like, or full of, mother, or thick matter, as vinegar.
  10. 10. A female parent.
  11. 11. Inborn; native.

mother - examples of usage

  1. " Oh, that's all right, mother. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. Then Jeffrey thought of his Mother. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. I wouldn't say anything to mother. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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