|1.||[ noun ] a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)|
"the mother of three children"
|Related terms:||father father parent ma Mary quadripara supermom quintipara surrogate_mother puerpera para_i mother-in-law|
|2.||[ verb ] care for like a mother|
"She fusses over her husband"
|Related terms:||care bustle|
|3.||[ noun ] a term of address for an elderly woman|
|4.||[ noun ] a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar|
|5.||[ noun ] (obscene) insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous|
|Synonyms:||bastard son_of_a_bitch prick SOB mother_fucker shit motherfucker cocksucker dickhead whoreson asshole|
|Related terms:||unpleasant_person obscenity|
|6.||[ verb ] make children|
|Synonyms:||sire beget father bring_forth generate engender get|
"Abraham begot Isaac" "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
|Related terms:||make father generation forefather sire|
|7.||[ noun ] a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation|
"necessity is the mother of invention"