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Synonyms for mother

Synonyms for mother

Synonyms for mother

a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)

a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria

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a term of address for an elderly woman

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a term of address for a mother superior

a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation

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care for like a mother

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This physiological effect of grooming suggests that a change in the female pup's brain governs the animal's own mothering styles, the team concludes in the Oct.
In mainstream liberal opinion, support for full-time mothering is usually equated with naive nostalgia, while working mothers are often portrayed as victims of sexism, culturally imposed guilt, and benighted public policies.
We honour Mary for bearing, mothering, and preparing Jesus for His role as our Redeemer.
What maternal nurturing Brent subsequently receives, however, inevitably prefigures the mothering that she later gives: fragmented and inadequate.
Derived from one unpublished, undated, anonymous "report on preadolescent girls in a Polish neighborhood" in Chicago, which "noted that the girls there had 'the little mother spirit well-developed,' "he never considered what good mothering may have meant to the author, although it may have been no more than keeping the children clean.