Mother vs. Son

Mother vs. Son — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Mother and Son

Mothernoun

A woman who gives birth to a child.

Sonnoun

One's male child.

Mothernoun

A woman whose egg unites with a sperm, producing an embryo.

Sonnoun

A male descendant.

Mothernoun

A woman who adopts a child.

Sonnoun

A man considered as if in a relationship of child to parent

a son of the soil.

Mothernoun

A woman who raises a child.

Sonnoun

One personified or regarded as a male descendant.

Mothernoun

A female parent of an animal.

Sonnoun

Used as a familiar form of address for a young man.

Mothernoun

A female ancestor.

Sonnoun

Son(Christianity) The second person of the Trinity.

Mothernoun

A woman who holds a position of authority or responsibility similar to that of a mother

a den mother.

Sonnoun

One's male offspring.

Before the birth of the man's child, he said: "I want a son, not a daughter."

Mothernoun

A mother superior.

Sonnoun

A male adopted person in relation to his adoptive parents.

Mothernoun

Used as a form of address for such a woman.

Sonnoun

A male person who has such a close relationship with an older or otherwise more authoritative person that he can be regarded as a son of the other person.

Mothernoun

A woman who creates, originates, or founds something

"the discovery of radium, which made Marie Curie mother to the Atomic Age" (Alden Whitman).

Sonnoun

A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence.

He was a son of the mafia system.

Mothernoun

A creative source; an origin

Philosophy is the mother of the sciences.

Sonnoun

A male descendant.

The pharaohs were believed to be sons of the Sun.

Mothernoun

Used as a title for a woman respected for her wisdom and age.

Sonnoun

A familiar address to a male person from an older or otherwise more authoritative person.

Mothernoun

Maternal love and tenderness

brought out the mother in her.

Sonnoun

An informal address to a friend or person of equal authority.

Mothernoun

The biggest or most significant example of its kind

the mother of all battles.

Sonverb

(transitive) To produce (i.e. bear, father, beget) a son.

Mothernoun

Vulgar Slang Something considered extraordinary, as in disagreeableness, size, or intensity.

Sonverb

(transitive) To address (someone) as "son".

Mothernoun

A stringy slime composed of yeast cells and bacteria that forms on the surface of fermenting liquids and is added to wine or cider to start the production of vinegar.

Sonnoun

a male human offspring;

their son became a famous judgehis boy is taller than he is

Motheradjective

Relating to or being a mother.

Sonnoun

the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)

Motheradjective

Characteristic of a mother

mother love.

Motheradjective

Being the source or origin

the mother church.

Motheradjective

Derived from or as if from one's mother; native

one's mother language.

Motherverb

To give birth to

mothered three children.

Motherverb

To be the source of; create or produce

"Necessity mothered the invention of printing" (Irving Wallace).

Motherverb

To act as mother to, as in nourishing and protecting.

Motherverb

To act or serve as a mother.

Mothernoun

A (human) female who has given birth to a baby

I am visiting my mother today. — My sister-in-law has just become a mother.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.

Mothernoun

A human female who parents an adopted or fostered child

Mothernoun

A human female who donates a fertilized egg or donates a body cell which has resulted in a clone.

Mothernoun

A pregnant female, possibly as a shortened form of mother-to-be.

Nutrients and oxygen obtained by the mother are conveyed to the fetus.

Mothernoun

A female parent of an animal.

The lioness was a mother of four cubs.

Mothernoun

(figuratively) A female ancestor.

Mothernoun

(figuratively) A source or origin.

The Mediterranean was mother to many cultures and languages.

Mothernoun

Something that is the greatest or most significant of its kind. mother of all.}}

Mothernoun

(when followed by a surname) A title of respect for one's mother-in-law.

Mother Smith, meet my cousin, Doug Jones.

Mothernoun

(figuratively) Any elderly woman, especially within a particular community.

Mothernoun

(figuratively) Any person or entity which performs mothering.

Mothernoun

The principal piece of an astrolabe, into which the others are fixed.

Mothernoun

The female superior or head of a religious house; an abbess, etc.

Mothernoun

(obsolete) Hysterical passion; hysteria.

Mothernoun

A stringy, mucilaginous or film- or membrane-like substance (consisting of acetobacters) which develops in fermenting alcoholic liquids (such as wine, or cider), and turns the alcohol into acetic acid with the help of oxygen from the air.

pieces of mother, adding mother to vinegar

Mothernoun

Motherfucker.

Mothernoun

A striking example.

Mothernoun

alternative form of moth-er

Motherverb

To give birth to or produce (as its female parent) a child. father]].

Motherverb

(transitive) To treat as a mother would be expected to treat her child; to nurture.

Motherverb

(transitive) To cause to contain that substance which develops in fermenting alcohol and turns it into vinegar.

mothered oil / vinegar / wine

Motherverb

To develop mother.

Mothernoun

a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother);

the mother of three children

Mothernoun

a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

Mothernoun

a term of address for an elderly woman

Mothernoun

a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation;

necessity is the mother of invention

Motherverb

care for like a mother;

She fusses over her husband

Motherverb

make children;

Abraham begot IsaacMen often father children but don't recognize them