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mother /ˈmʌðə $ -ər/ noun [countable]

مادری کردن ، پروردن ، مادر ، ننه ، والده ، مام ، سرچشمه ، اصل ، قانون ـ فقه: ام

: mother (of vinegar)

بچه سرکه ، کپرک ، کپک
- parent, dam, ma (informal), mater, mum (Brit. informal), mummy (Brit. informal)
- native, inborn, innate, natural
- nurture, care for, cherish, nurse, protect, raise, rear, tend
English Thesaurus: mother, mum, mummy, ma, mama, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. mother1 S1 W1 /ˈmʌðə $ -ər/ noun [countable]
[Word Family: noun: mother, motherhood, mothering; adjective: motherly, motherless; verb: mother]
[Language: Old English; Origin: modor]

1. a female parent of a child or animal:
His mother and father are both doctors.
mother of two/three etc (=mother of two/three etc children)
Janet is a full-time teacher and a mother of two.
the relationship between mother and child
Goodnight, Mother.
Mother said they’d met at university.
If food is scarce, the mother will feed the smaller, weaker chicks.
mother cat/bird/hen etc (=an animal that is a mother)

2. be (like) a mother to somebody to care for someone as if you were their mother:
She’s like a mother to them. If they need anything she always helps out.

3. like a mother hen if someone behaves like a mother hen, they try to protect their children too much and worry about them all the time

4. learn/be taught something at your mother’s knee to learn something when you are a very young child:
the prayers which he had been taught at his mother’s knee

5. the mother of something
a) the origin or cause of something:
Westminster is known as ‘the mother of parliaments’.
Necessity is the mother of invention (=people have good ideas when the situation makes it necessary).
b) informal a very severe or extreme type of something, usually something bad:
I woke up with the mother of all hangovers.

6. spoken especially American English something very large and usually very good:
a real mother of a car

7. American English taboo spoken motherfucker

8. Mother
used to address the woman who is in charge of a convent

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. mother2 verb [transitive]
[Word Family: noun: mother, motherhood, mothering; adjective: motherly, motherless; verb: mother]
to look after and protect someone as if you were their mother, especially by being too kind and doing everything for them:
I don’t like being mothered!

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. lone, single, unmarried She felt proud that she had raised four children as a lone mother.
widowed | biological, natural, real | surrogate (= bearing a child for sb else) | adoptive, foster, step-(also stepmother) | teenage, young | elderly, old | dead, deceased, late | good, excellent, loving, wonderful | proud the proud mother of the bride
doting, over-protective, possessive | stern, strict | dominant, domineering | bad, unfit The court decided she was an unfit mother.
anxious, distraught, frantic Her distraught mother had spent all night waiting by the phone.
expectant, pregnant (also mother-to-be (informal) | first-time | new | full-time | breast-feeding | sick caring for his sick mother
VERB + MOTHER resemble, take after The two boys were like their father in character, but Louise took after her mother.
inherit sth from She inherited the urge to travel from her mother.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: tied to one's mother's apron strings

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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