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mothered

See definition of mothered on Dictionary.com
  • as innurse
  • as inprocreate
  • as inpropagate
  • as inreproduce
  • as inspawn

synonyms for mothered

  • cradle
  • feed
  • keep an eye on
  • look after
  • nourish
  • take care of
  • vaccinate
  • advance
  • aid
  • attend
  • baby-sit
  • cherish
  • cultivate
  • encourage
  • father
  • forward
  • foster
  • further
  • harbor
  • humor
  • immunize
  • indulge
  • inoculate
  • irradiate
  • medicate
  • mother
  • nurture
  • pamper
  • preserve
  • promote
  • serve
  • sit
  • succor
  • support
  • treat
  • keep alive
  • keep tabs on
  • minister to
  • see to
  • take charge of
  • wait on
  • watch out for
  • watch over
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antonyms for mothered

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  • starve
  • block
  • cease
  • condemn
  • destroy
  • discourage
  • disregard
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • impede
  • injure
  • neglect
  • obstruct
  • refuse
  • stop
  • decrease
  • deplete
  • destroy
  • diminish
  • finish
  • halt
  • kill
  • lessen
  • reduce
  • result
  • stop
  • conceal
  • hide
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How to use mothered in a sentence

His mot has been mothered on Madame de Svign, for she, too, took neither to Racine nor to coffee.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
She yearned over the wanderer and longed to mother him, as, somehow, she knew he needed to be mothered.
THE DREAMERMARY NEWTON STANARD
Everyone in the company mothered me, so I was not neglected—doubtless received too much attention.
PENNY OF TOP HILL TRAILBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
If she had mothered him a bit—poured out her tenderness upon him—oh, my poor Perry.
THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
His mother died when he was eight years of age, and his three older sisters then mothered him.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
The women "mothered" him, setting his belongings to rights at stated intervals, for he was not conspicuous for orderliness.
ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
"Come to us whenever you want to be mothered," Mrs. Hoyt responded.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
It is not fathered by the castle, nor mothered by the church.
A BOOK OF THE WEST. VOLUME I DEVONS. BARING-GOULD
Although Mrs. Tiffany mothered him, gave him her errands to do, she made no mistake about the centre of attraction for him.
THE READJUSTMENTWILL IRWIN
She took great pains with me and mothered me in the absence of my own mother, who had long been her very dear friend.
MARSE HENRY (VOL. 1)HENRY WATTERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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