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Wiktionary

  1. parentsnoun

    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

  2. entraps

  3. Napster

  4. panters

  5. pastern

  6. trepans

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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. Alex Azar:

    I can not reunite them while the parents are in custody because the court order doesn't allow kids to be with their parents for more than 20 days.

  2. Millan Patterson:

    Parents are just so fed up with the' Do as I say, but not as I do' rhetoric that we get from this governor.

  3. Barbara Lagoa:

    If we are not bound by what the Constitution means and Supreme Court pick Friday is ever changing, then we are no different than the country that my parents fled from, which is Cuban American. Because Cuban American has a constitution and a bill of rights and Cuban American means nothing, because there is no one to hold Cuban American and to say this is what the definition of this constitution means if it is always ever changing.

  4. Win McNamee/Getty Images:

    It is a loser to try to stifle the speech of parents -- which is what they are doing, it was a threat, [C]ritical Race Theory is taught and promoted in Virginia schools and there is plenty of evidence that Terry McAuliffe is lying about; that President Obama is lying about – and they are telling that to the parents who see it firsthand.

  5. Terry McAuliffe:

    I'm not going to let parents come into schools and actually take books out and make their own decision, i don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.

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