User:Info-farmer/sandbox/visibility

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See also: Mother

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English

Noun[edit]

a mother cat and kittens

visibility ‎(plural Info-farmer/sandbox/visibilitys)

  1. A (human) female who (a) parents a child or (b) gives birth to a baby. Sometimes used in reference to a pregnant female, possibly as a shortened form of mother-to-be (c).
    (a) I am visiting my mother today.
    • 1988, Robert Ferro, Second Son
      He had something of his mother in him, but this was because he realized that in the end only her love was unconditional, and in gratitude he had emulated her.
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Antonyms[edit]
  • (with regards to gender) father
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Translations[edit]
  • Abkhaz: ан(ān)

Verb[edit]

visibility ‎(third-person singular simple present Info-farmer/sandbox/visibilitys, present participle Info-farmer/sandbox/visibilitying, simple past and past participle Info-farmer/sandbox/visibilityed)

  1. (transitive) To treat as a mother would be expected to treat her child; to nurture.
Translations[edit]
  • Danish: være mor for, tage sig ordentlig af

Statistics[edit]

Most common English words before 1923: within · room · power · #265: mother · often · themselves · half

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Usage notes[edit]

Because of the spelling mother, the alternative hyphenated spelling moth-er may be used to avoid ambiguity.

Etymology 2[edit]