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Wiktionary

  1. parents(Noun)

    one's mother and father

Freebase

  1. Parents

    Parents is a 1989 American black comedy horror film directed by Bob Balaban and written by Christopher Hawthorne. It stars Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt, Sandy Dennis and Bryan Madorsky. The film is about a suburban boy in the 1950s who suspects his parents of cannibalism.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Parents

    Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. PARENTS

    One of the hardships of a minor's life.

Editors Contribution

  1. parents

    Plural form of the word parent.

    Her parents are both still alive and enjoy a healththy and active lifestyle.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'parents' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #591

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'parents' in Written Corpus Frequency: #743

Anagrams for parents »

  1. arpents, entraps, Napster, panters, pastern, trepans

How to pronounce parents?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say parents in sign language?

  1. parents

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parents in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parents in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of parents in a Sentence

  1. Adrian LeBaron:

    Of course they're going to go where the parents are, poor Howard, what else can he do?

  2. Djassi Julien:

    My parents are first-generation college students, so they are very familiar with what it means to navigate higher education and STEM -- especially my dad -- as people of color.

  3. Idris Elba:

    For me the battle against Ebola is a personal one, to see those amazing countries in West Africa where my father grew up and my parents married being ravaged by this disease is painful and horrific.

  4. Diana, Princess of Wales:

    I think like any marriage, especially when you've had divorced parents like myself, you'd want to try even harder to make it work.

  5. Lauren Lane:

    I knew she wouldn't want some elaborate crazy proposal, so, I decided to keep it pretty casual. I asked her parents for different places in Portland I could potentially take her to, but after a lot of thought I decided doing it at the family cookout would be the most laid-back setting and that she'd appreciate the simplicity of me proposing to her in her parents' backyard.

Images & Illustrations of parents

  1. parentsparentsparentsparentsparents

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