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mothers, plural;
  1. Bring up (a child) with care and affection
    • - the art of mothering
  2. Look after kindly and protectively, sometimes excessively so
    • - she felt mothered by her older sister
  3. Give birth to

  1. A woman in relation to a child or children to whom she has given birth

  2. A person who provides the care and affection normally associated with a female parent
    • - my adoptive mother
  3. A female animal in relation to its offspring
    • - a mother penguin
  4. (esp. as a form of address) An elderly woman

  5. (esp. as a title or form of address) The head of a female religious community

  6. Denoting an institution or organization from which more recently founded institutions of the same type derive
    • - the mother church
  7. Something that is the origin of or stimulus for something else
    • - the wish was the mother of the deed
  8. An extreme example or very large specimen of something
    • - I got stuck in the mother of all traffic jams

  1. a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"
  2. care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
  3. a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar
  4. beget: make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
  5. a term of address for an elderly woman
  6. a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation; "necessity is the mother of invention"
  7. Mother (Мать) is a 1926 Soviet film directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin depicting one woman's struggle against Tsarist rule during the Russian Revolution of 1905. The film is based on a novel of the same title by Maxim Gorky.
  8. Mother (or ; aka Woman Requiem) is a 1985 South Korean film directed by Park Chul-soo. It won several awards at the Grand Bell Awards, including Best Film.
  9. Mother (Мать, , also known as Zapreshchyonnye lyudi) is a 1989 Soviet drama film directed by Gleb Panfilov. It was entered into the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.
  10. Mother is a 1996 movie directed and written by Albert Brooks, and starring Brooks and Debbie Reynolds.
  11. Mother is a Japanese television drama that aired on NTV between 14 April and 23 June 2010, starring Matsuyuki Yasuko.
  12. Sisters of Avalon is the fifth studio album released by singer and actress Cyndi Lauper.
  13. A (human) female who (a) parents a child or (b) gives birth to a baby. Sometimes used in reference to a pregnant female, possibly as a shortened form of mother-to-be (c); A female parent of an animal; A female ancestor; A source or origin, viewed affectionately; A title of respect for one's ...
  14. One's mother; A title given to a nun or a priestess
  15. To see your mother in dreams as she appears in the home, signifies pleasing results from any enterprise. To hold her in conversation, you will soon have good news from interests you are anxious over. For a woman to dream of mother, signifies pleasant duties and connubial bliss. ...
  16. A female parent; a woman in authority; a term similar to that of an abbess or the head of a group; a woman in charge of a religious community.
  17. The heavenly organization of spirits whom Jehovah calls his wife. This spirit group mother's the "Anointed" (see definition) JW sons of God. See also Jehovah's Woman.
  18. The locomotive that is paired with a slug.^[27]
  19. The electroformed part made from a father and containing a data image of the final disc.
  20. With a 5-hand, tap your thumb to the outside of your chin twice.
  21. A constituent X is the mother of another constituent Y if Y is the next highest node up in the tree from X, and the two are connected by a branch (solid line). See §3.7.
  22. the consciousness and force of the Divine; the Divine in its consciousness-force. The Mother is the divine conscious Force that dominates all existence, upholding us and the universe. [Integral Yoga]
  23. The woman who loves me most in the world despite the fact that she created me to drink my psychic blood.
  24. is is a batter like starter of flour and water that is unrefreshed.
  25. ngala, garreng, ngalagunin, ngal-garreng