Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOTHERED

In a pathetic sort of way, she mothered Christine in lieu of her own daughter.

If there was anything he didn't want on this trip, it was to be mothered.

"I'm not going to be 'mothered' by her," proclaimed Peggy with energy.

We know in our 'earts we oughtn't to rest till we've mothered 'em every one.'

These things are exquisite, priceless, but so antique they've got to be mothered like babies.

A good relative ‘mothered’ the books for him in his absence.

To the mystery of Power and Beauty, out of the earth that mothered us, we move.

Rachael mothered her, and of course the child came to admire her.

Good little thing, too, and kind of mothered the young ones.

I feel as though I'd like to be mothered to-night by some one!