Synonym of mother

Alternative for mother

mothers, mothered, mothering

Synonym: attend to, breed, bring about, care for, cause, foster, look after, mama, mind, mom, mommy, nurse, nurture, originate, produce, watch,

Antonym: father,

Noun

A female animal in relation to its offspring
dam

Noun

The source or origin of something
origin source genesis inspiration wellspring fount stimulus fountain fountainhead root author creator parent antecedent ancestor spring well derivation beginning provenance mainspring inception progenitor generator determinant provenience horse's mouth egg connection element causation impulse seed nucleus causality parentage agent principle embryo influence stock germ roots producer occasion ancestry inducement motive base father rootstock cradle seedbed originator initiator architect font leader fons et origo wellhead builder maker administrator foremother predecessor ascendent forbear ascendant foregoer forefather birthplace cause rise begetter etymology history start pedigree inventor commencement radix upwelling dawn foundation onset starting point paternity dawning maternity basis specialist origination rising authorship place of origin opening home starting place birth heart creation background seat kernel core beginnings forerunner conception precursor essence reason descent extraction emergence genealogy rudiment fundamental nub mine bottom forebear strain initiation well head motivation line launch lineage inauguration etymon prototype blood outset potential basics origins family center seeds ground bedrock carrier development infancy nativity bloodline early stages centre potential for spark stem theory alpha head race breeding introduction heritage authority stirps house filiation antecessor primogenitor breed kindred family tree nursery reasons composition writing invention breeding place supply prime attribution bud babyhood repository rudiments instigator founder principium substratum ultimate cause natural spring sprig sprout nascence nascency causer organism incipient rudimentary version incipience incipiency line of descent rock bottom evolution starting generation baseline commencing folks sire matrix well spring inkling suspicion concept conceit make front forefront whence it came backbone genus species fore rationale institution essential medium vehicle organization key organisation infrastructure principal forebears progenitors antecedents forefathers ancestors important part chief constituent primary element vanguard nitty-gritty key component foremost position leading position cutting edge cornerstone crux groundwork first place heredity keystone underpinning footing warp premise thrust keynote axiom postulate ingress outbreak embarkation entrance entry opener forging law dynasty nexus explanation dictum early stage fundamental principle fundamental point homeland motherland fatherland main ingredient warp and woof principal element point of departure principal constituent chief ingredient blast off square one day one hometown Godzone whenua git go native land mother country one's country place of birth native home country of origin

Noun

An unprincipled person
reprobate scoundrel villain rascal degenerate profligate rake wretch sinner miscreant rogue wrongdoer scallywag blackguard debauchee evildoer good-for-nothing knave outcast pariah troublemaker evil-doer libertine mischief-maker ne'er-do-well rapscallion scapegrace scumbag transgressor turd varlet vaurien wastrel baddie baddy beast bounder brute cad caitiff devil fiend heavy hellion hound meanie meany monster nazi no-good rakehell rotter roué savage scalawag scamp scofflaw unprincipled person skelm bad egg jagoff wrong 'un swine rat louse dog heel dastard snake vagabond skunk stinker blighter cur spalpeen sleeveen scrote rat fink fraudster creep trickster charlatan snake in the grass swindler cheat mofo jerk scum varmint toad worm lowlife schmuck bum cretin joker sleaze slimeball lout clown sleazeball slime scuzzball vermin sleazebag stinkard slob buzzard dirtbag chuff crud fink boor bleeder churl reptile crumb pill so-and-so SOB ruffian weasel pig imp liar butthole bad lot rounder nasty piece of work black sheep son of a gun sly person dastardly person thief crook mischiefmaker incorrigible maggot sleveen bad news delinquent criminal poltroon derelict ronion horror bezonian looser beggar pauper scullion cullion renegade pilgarlic ingrate dork hooligan thug buffoon barbarian goon hick yahoo oaf chav weirdo clod scuzzbag yob bumpkin clodhopper roughneck clodpole slimebag peasant hoon loudmouth yobbo rowdy philistine brawler slimebucket riffraff skank ape toughie pervert Neanderthal lummox rough boob lump redneck bogan lubber bosthoon dirtball vulgarian bruiser gorilla cougan rube primitive dingo dip deviant hayseed tough scozza bear stinkpot oik bully boy lager lout hard man reprehensible person outlaw lawbreaker ogre demon sadist bad guy fraud monkey felon offender scally malefactor malfeasant animal misfeasor convict shyster jailbird bully culprit black hat gaolbird tyrant sneak nointer trespasser con crim bad character loafer urchin cheater racketeer evil person mischief robber psychopath gangster hoodlum sociopath shark monstrosity ghoul infractor loser desperado nasty person idler bad apple tyke antihero antagonist wrong'un terror perisher mugger bandit terrorist pickle rip grifter gunman hood nasty enfant terrible con artist despicable person serpent layabout do-nothing ratbag incompetent toerag shirker slacker drone ratfink sluggard whippersnapper no-goodnik vagrant slugabed no-account radge rorter waster lazybones skiver jester perpetrator perp defrauder con man immoralist puck violator archfiend git burglar prankster shoplifter housebreaker bogeyman mean person cruel person conman lag tearaway rapist guilty party low-life limb of Satan pretender unpleasant person hustler yardbird prisoner hellhound yakuza lifer yegg tief juvenile delinquent lighty cracksman young offender peculator trusty transport chiseller defalcator filcher pilferer confidence trickster armed robber purloiner rabble-rouser holy terror old lag tea leaf viper thing sharper picaro deceiver slicker mountebank low life scrounger cadger rotten egg bad person pickpocket bootlegger drunkard picaroon kuri problem stirrer malingerer laggard lounger daemon atua cannibal adversary idiot bete noire common enemy troll Mephistopheles diablo jackanapes disgrace amateur grotesque grotesquerie grotesquery practical joker cootie dropout being gargoyle glutton quadruped supervillain wild man pond scum dirty dog douchebag brigand little devil pirate tramp opportunist cardsharp recreant tease mischievous person prodigal hypocrite grafter nogoodnik badly behaved child spectre specter lower animal living thing backstabber bungler bumbler blunderer nonprofessional bodger perv deviate unscrupulous operator cowboy decadent backslider Lothario ravisher debaucher tinker traveler traveller Don Juan scammer bioterrorist hoaxer exploiter mobster scamster phoney cyberterrorist suspect embezzler mug piker narcoterrorist finagler agroterrorist quack bilker ecoterrorist marauder vandal deadbeat violater drifter blackmailer muscle holdupper phony fugitive goof-off bludger bad actor shiftless worthless guilty person fallen angel smooth operator wanted criminal confidence artist black marketeer person responsible confidence man slippery eel ex-con rogue trader bunco artist flimflam man gold brick

Noun

One who gives life

Noun

One who cares for another
caregiver carer custodian caretaker guardian nurse babysitter father governess nanny parent au pair keeper protector warden godparent janitor curator watchman superintendent attendant steward supervisor sitter care-giver porter concierge nurturer watchperson super house-sitter baby sitter guard defender champion preserver trustee conservator warder minder picket lookout watcher protection guardian angel sentry sentinel watch escort cop angel cerberus safeguard sponsor vigilante overseer shepherd chaperone chaperon patrol baby-sitter watchdog paladin bird dog bodyguard savior saviour scout administrator rescuer companion hero guide ranger deliverer duenna spotter liberator convoy security guard night watchman monitor doorman fiduciary vedette depositary ward redeemer bouncer tutelary manager agent knight in shining armour garrison heavy nursemaid consort company nightwatchman ombudsman jailer watchwoman officer handler representative screw observer depository captor groundskeeper wardress prison officer salvation hired gun gamekeeper gaoler saver Good Samaritan friend in need conserver director Sir Galahad doorkeeper vigil official praetorian muscle surveillance gatekeeper emancipator protectress governor restorer scrutineer inspector usher knight on a white charger doorperson convoyer executrix executor crusader fighter tutelar legal guardian cortege security officer protection officer archivist groundsman security man surveillant matron prison warder jailor qui vive defence defense cavalier avenger skipper watchkeeper deacon exemplar model prison wardress vanguard signalman regulator patrolman detective spy flagman policeman reconnoitrer advocate lifesaver patron prison head turnkey outpost reconnoiterer outrider feoffee factor lookout woman lookout man night watch warrior advance guard guardian spirit fairy godmother good angel ministering angel avant-courier benefactor deputy supervisory body friend abettor bulwark reeve bailiff foreman chamberlain estate manager superhero land agent tower of strength white knight prison warden correctional officer corrections officer prison guard rover trooper wanderer soldier park ranger salvager knight in shining armor financial person

Verb

To raise a child with care and affection
nurture raise tend cherish protect rear care for look after nurse administer to mind minister to take care of foster bring up provide for parent support nourish develop watch over keep an eye on breed attend to train watch cultivate guard tend to wait on educate instruct sustain oversee supervise sit succor help safeguard minister succour nursemaid attend see to school baby-sit keep safe bring someone up look to babysit adopt arrange take in childmind do for keep superintend provender discipline provide nursle bolster back maintain sit with cure treat serve remedy heal doctor facilitate accommodate baby sit escort defend fend for care pay attention to look out for police secure forfend nanny shield shelter stand guard over keep from harm chaperone assist encourage aid promote advance further forward incubate boost stimulate cradle father take charge of contribute to keep alive watch out for keep tabs on feed strengthen abet champion comfort endorse enrich teach favour favor espouse hold push fuel relieve cater to foment be responsible for proselytize pave the way for sponsor work for lend a hand to be conducive to speak for proselytise gestate pursue uphold grow court establish advantage guide give backing to shepherd pander to answer pander administer form mentor make a living for provide sustenance for be solicitous of be in the service of wait upon preside over keep watch over ride shotgun harbour have harbor entertain nestle rock raise youngster save supply alleviate befriend clasp cuddle embrace lull preserve furnish suckle give assistance to give help to bring aid to cling to advocate bring relief to bring comfort to be supportive of recommend hasten palliate soothe urge reinforce progress propel expedite be of service to lend a helping hand to render assistance to give aid and encouragement to improve fortify allay mollify speed accelerate increase give food to perpetuate prolong fast-track plug approve lessen assuage attenuate make better endow help along patronize speed up steward propagandize instigate push for patronise extend ballyhoo broaden generate engender spur on step up propagate expand contribute spread conserve drum up help in get behind propagandise campaign for aid in balm give a leg up lend a hand give a push to give a boost to go with lend support to back up keep up bail out keep intact oil the wheels of open doors egg on thrive flourish nutrify rehabilitate prepare poise make strong give strength to flower build up bloom nerve ready make healthy make stronger

Adjective

Having the characteristics or qualities of a mother
motherly maternal protective affectionate tender loving caring warm maternalistic fond nurturing gentle kind comforting devoted kindly compassionate sympathetic guiding parental sheltering careful understanding supporting protecting watchful caretaking fatherly benevolent paternal solicitous good-natured warmhearted considerate charitable gracious kind-hearted tenderhearted thoughtful softhearted kindhearted benign beneficent warm-hearted humane soft empathetic soft-hearted indulgent goodhearted supportive tender-hearted large-hearted giving attentive altruistic generous merciful responsive benignant feeling good-hearted big-hearted great-hearted sensitive helpful forbearing concerned empathic selfless philanthropical genial philanthropic neighborly neighbourly fatherlike bleeding-heart cordial hospitable friendly doting affable unselfish amiable humanitarian pleasant mild amicable parent brotherly tolerant lenient congenial cheerful decent sociable obliging angelic likable open-hearted likeable well meaning good-humoured all heart good-humored encouraging gallant welcoming chivalrous sweet pitying sisterly nice munificent patient greathearted benefic liberal clement magnanimous lovable easygoing agreeable unoffensive mellow well intentioned respectful sweet-tempered pleasing well-mannered patriarchal matriarchal reassuring broody uplifting inspiring inspiriting receptive boosting gratifying stimulating touchy-feely soothing cheering fulfilling wholesome eleemosynary unstinting soft touch cooperative polite calm good tactful propitious open-handed dutiful lavish princely delightful big bounteous public-spirited good-tempered regardful bountiful heart in right place accommodating openhanded openhearted noble courteous engaging freehanded deferential meek moderate humble quiet reverent soft-spoken temperate shy peaceful bland modest moral mild-mannered retiring non-confrontational cool pacific peaceable laid back placid dove-like unassuming lamblike forgiving demure dovelike harmless hearty soft-centred comradely enthusiastic heartfelt paternalistic mindful vigilant cheery sincere earnest happy wholehearted genuine inviting eager companionable approachable wary possessive defensive palsy convivial matey amorous deep chummy bonhomous buddy-buddy palsy-walsy clinging overprotective jealous consoling commiserative human sympathizing condoling commiserating piteous ruthful bighearted sympathising having heart in right place sparing open-minded well disposed well-disposed bleeding heart do-good loving and giving old softie well-intentioned

Adjective

Native or innate

Adjective

Of the indigenous inhabitants of a place
native indigenous aboriginal original autochthonic autochthonous earliest endemic first vernacular primary primaeval primeval primitive born domestic local initial primordial ancient home-grown autochthonal pristine regional home-bred enchoric demotic nonforeign homegrown ethnic congenital chthonic unacquired connate inherited enchorial premier inaugural foremost maiden early pioneer starting embryonic opening foundational prime initiatory primal headmost inceptive leadoff virgin beginning commencing introductory infant prototypal rudimental elementary fundamental rudimentary prototype underivative underived previous first-hand preliminary incipient basic nascent inchoate prior antecedent prehistoric precursory germinal initiative leading inductive antediluvian old prefatory prelusive primigenial archetypal anterior preparatory pilot antique lead-in earlier preceding proemial preparative provisional foundation budding fledgling trial essential young precursive test past preludial elemental radical unprecedented pioneering aborning first-gen first-time first-edition first-ever prolegomenous premature dedicatory launching advance archaic prototypical advanced forward immediate lead head lower ur- proto- untouched by humans base raw direct firsthand number one numero uno master experimental beforehand undeveloped unmediated first-generation former uncivilised underlying substratal unevolved uncomplicated coarse barbaric uncivilized avant-garde proleptical bog-standard foregoing ahead brand-new prodromal prefatorial prelim prodromic preambular preambulatory in advance antiquated primogenital eldest first-born ahead of time pre-existing of yore early bird prolegomenal exordial prelusory of long ago virginal simple exploratory entry-level intact unmarried pure proving unwed undefiled chaste oldermost untried untapped unused new unbroached maidenly fresh oldest

Antonym of mother

mother Idiom, Proverb

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