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Definitions for grandmother
ˈgrænˌmʌð ər, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-grand·moth·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandma, grandmother, granny, grannie, gran, nan, nannanoun

    the mother of your father or mother

Wiktionary

  1. grandmothernoun

    A mother of someone's parent.

  2. grandmothernoun

    A female ancestor or progenitor.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Grandmothernoun

    The father’s or mother’s mother.

    Etymology: grand and mother.

    Thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice. 1 Tim. i. 5.

ChatGPT

  1. grandmother

    A grandmother is a female parent of one's mother or father, making her a second-degree direct ancestor. She is often a figure of love, care and familial bonds, taking part in raising and nurturing her grandchildren in many cultures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grandmothernoun

    the mother of one's father or mother

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grandmother' in Nouns Frequency: #2281

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandmother in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandmother in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of grandmother in a Sentence

  1. Independence Police Chief Frank Edwards:

    I would not have wanted my mother or grandmother to be in those conditions.

  2. Amy Levin:

    I'll make lentil soup in the pots I bought myself, but the pot I inherited from my grandmother, I don't know. She never wanted to put lentils in that thing!

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I am just a grandmother with two eyes and a brain and I know what is happening in the world is going to have a big effect on my daughter and especially my granddaughters, you don't have to be a scientist to take on this urgent challenge that threatens us all. You just have to be willing to act.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    You need to protect yourself because you are not completely exempt from serious illness, and you can become the vector, or the carrier of infection, where you get infected, you feel well and then you inadvertently and innocently pass it on to your grandfather, your grandmother or an uncle who is on chemotherapy for cancer.

  5. Judge Statom:

    It used to be a very nice place to live, in fact, my grandmother lived there and I spent many a night and it was a nice place where you could walk around. People like you have made it a violent, unsafe place to live, and hopefully we can make it the place that it used to be back when it was originally built for people who didn’t have anywhere else to live, to make it a safe place to live.

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