Pronunciation of Mother
/mˈʌðə/, /mˈʌðə/, /m_ˈʌ_ð_ə/

Antonyms for mother:

result, father, effect.

Synonyms for mother:

Sense 1

dickey, wading bird, mama, adopt, hen, nestling, water bird, game bird, rootstock, Provenience, mistress, bird of prey, seabird, songbird, foremother, waterfowl, fount, wildfowl.

Sense 2

dam, snowbird, provenance, wader, warbler, fountainhead, matron, fledgling, raptor, progenitor, bird of passage.

Sense 3

native, derivation, visitor, well, source, origin.

Sense 4


Sense 5


Sense 6











bring forth.


old lady.

Other synonyms and related words:

bring, dumbfound, mammy, stupefy, engender, beget, pay off, dam, amaze, fountainhead, provenance, source, let, niggle, fret, stimulate, matron, perplex, old lady, return, bugger off, set about, fountain, mommy, mama, convey, experience, snowbird, pay back, overprotect, ma, fix, fount, progenitor, start, give, beat, suffer, rootstock, fetch, nestling, well, catch, induce, derivation, warbler, mystify, flummox, aim, grow, set out, cause, go, draw, acquire, render, dickey, motherly, native, foremother, beginning, Provenience, contract, root, origin, receive, have, vex, incur, deliver, bring forth, arrest, capture, come, get, start out, commence, breed, obtain, baffle, take, spawn, arrive, drive, fuss, bewilder, fledgling, find, buzz off, gravel, female parent, maternal, pose, become, begin.

Sense 1 (noun)

dam, mommy, mama, ma, mammy.

Sense 2 (noun)

bird of prey, raptor, game bird, nestling, bird of passage, hen, fledgling, dickey.

Sense 3 (noun)

origin, fountainhead, beginning.

Sense 4 (noun)

progenitor, foremother.

Sense 5 (noun)

derivation, root, source, fount, fountain, rootstock, provenance, Provenience, well.

female person who has borne children (noun)

ancestor, parent, progenitor, creator, mommy, predecessor, origin, Procreator, source.

fountainhead (noun)


master (noun)

commandant, proprietress, dean, manager, abbot, ruler, governor, captain, sire, principal, maestro, mahatma, mandarin, executive, officer, director, titleholder, leader, commander, lord, headmaster, proprietor, kingpin, star, guru, squire, head, headmistress, authority, senior, landlord, president, master, quartermaster, landlady, chief.

paternity (noun)

forefather, engenderer, responsibility, parent, Procreator.

precursor (noun)

scout, forerunner, antecedent, prototype, Antecessor, harbinger, precursor, pioneer, originator, predecessor, trailblazer, foreshadower, forebear, precedent, avant-garde, founder.

producer (noun)

author, architect, fabricator, composer, executrix, maker, impresario, inventor, creator, producer, manufacturer, executor.

woman (noun)


aid (verb)

assist, relieve, facilitate, abet, endow, fund, serve, encourage, help, tend, foster, aid, minister, motivate, attend, support, benefit, sustain.

produce (verb)

construct, cultivate, form, execute, fabricate, produce, build, invent, create, develop, originate, make, manufacture, generate.

social (verb)

overprotect, fuss.

Usage examples for mother:

  • " Quite right," replied Old Mother Nature. - "The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children", Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo).
  • " To wait, mother,- to wait. - "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas.
  • " I shall tell my mother to- night," he said to Margaret. - "Miss Mackenzie", Anthony Trollope.

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