Mother in a sentence

The word "mother" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of mother and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Mother

  • A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child.
  • That which has produced or nurtured anything; source of birth or origin; generatrix.
  • An old woman or matron.
  • The female superior or head of a religious house, as an abbess, etc.
  • Received by birth or from ancestors; native, natural; as, mother language; also acting the part, or having the place of a mother; producing others; originating.
  • To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to.
  • A film or membrane which is developed on the surface of fermented alcoholic liquids, such as vinegar, wine, etc., and acts as a means of conveying the oxygen of the air to the alcohol and other combustible principles of the liquid, thus leading to their oxidation.
  • To become like, or full of, mother, or thick matter, as vinegar.
  • Same as motherfucker.
  • A person or thing with some exceptional quality, as great size or power; as, a grizzly stuck his nose in my tent and I grabbed my pistol and shot the mother.
  • a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation
  • a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
  • a term of address for a mother superior
  • a term of address for an elderly woman
  • a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar
  • make (offspring) by reproduction
  • care for like a mother

How to use mother in a sentence. Mother pronunciation.

I am thy mother's sister, thy most loving friend.
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England rushed back upon him-the love of those at home; of his father, the only father he had ever known; of Faith, the only mother or sister he had ever known; of old John Fairley; the love of the woods and the hills where he had wandered came upon him.
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Her mother was an American.
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She was my mother's sister though she is almost as young as I.
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Egypt, industrial in a real sense; Egypt, paying her own way without tyranny and loans: Egypt, without corvee, and with an army hired from a full public purse; Egypt, grown strong and able to resist the suzerainty and cruel tribute-that touched his native goodness of heart, so long, in disguise; it appealed to the sense of leadership in him; to the love of the soil deep in his bones; to regard for the common people-for was not his mother a slave?
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Phoebicius had no mind to listen to any speech from Polykarp's mother, but her question suggested to him for the first time a rapid retrospect of all that had occurred, and he could not conceal from himself that his suspicions rested on weak grounds.
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Then he thought of Hermas, of his sweet dead mother, and of his father, and-which was the most comforting thought of all-of how he had spared the old man this bitter sorrow.
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On the contrary, the references to her as being in the company of such women as Joanna, the wife of Herod's steward, Salome, the mother of James and John, and Mary, the mother of Jesus (Luke viii, 3; Mark xvi, 40; John xix, 25), strongly discountenance such a supposition.
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Against this they had set the advantage of the fine air of Sutton, so good for the child and for the mother, both vastly better in health since they quitted London.
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I ought to tell you that my mother has come down with me.
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Mother and I have always quarrelled, but it has been worse than ever lately.
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Then mother will come and tell you all she has to say about me.
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If it were desired, Miss Derrick could step into the garden whilst her mother said whatever she wished to say.
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Mother, this is Mrs. Mumford.
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But nothing of the kind; Louise's mother seemed to think the suggestion very reasonable.
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I know you couldn't stand my mother, but do please have me.
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I'm so sorry I quarrelled with mother before you.
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Mrs. Fentiman, a tall, hard-featured, but amiable lady, had two young children who occupied most of her time; at present one of them was ailing, and the mother could talk of nothing else but this distressing circumstance.
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I just sent a line to mother, to let her know I was coming over to-day, so that she might stay at home.
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Mother and Cissy have always looked after that.
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Examples of Mother

Example #1
David received this letter as he was mounting a huge white Syrian donkey to ride to the Mokattam Hills, which rise sharply behind Cairo, burning and lonely and large.
Example #2
But it is a comely and a good land, and here we wait for thee.
Example #3
There was work to do in England, work too little done-the memory of the great meeting at Heddington flashed upon him.
Example #4
Would he not prove to be as much out of place as was the face of that English girl?
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She didn't know your name-Miss Hylda Maryon, I mean.
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He handed over the unaddressed envelope.