Synonyms for mother

Synonyms for (noun) mother

Synonyms: mother

Definition: a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation

Usage: necessity is the mother of invention

Similar words: inspiration

Definition: arousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity


Synonyms: mother, female parent

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

Usage: the mother of three children

Similar words: parent

Definition: a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian


Synonyms: mother

Definition: a term of address for a mother superior

Similar words: abbess, prioress, mother superior

Definition: the superior of a group of nuns


Synonyms: mother

Definition: a term of address for an elderly woman

Similar words: old woman

Definition: a woman who is old


Synonyms: mother

Definition: a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

Similar words: yeast, barm

Definition: a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey

Synonyms for (verb) mother

Synonyms: mother, generate, father, engender, sire, get, bring forth, beget

Definition: make children

Usage: Abraham begot Isaac; Men often father children but don't recognize them

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: overprotect, mother, fuss

Definition: care for like a mother

Usage: She fusses over her husband

Similar words: care, give care

Definition: provide care for

Usage: The nurse was caring for the wounded