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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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Pope John Paul II:

    To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.

  2. Justin Gallegos:

    Yes, I had accommodations in school, yes, I had to go to therapy and doctor's appointments and meetings in school to address my disability. But at home, my parents treated me like I was a normal kid. The mentality in my home, it was never,' Oh, my kid has a disability. We need to look for handouts, or whatever should we do ?' I think the reason I am where I am today is because of my parents. They don't look for excuses, and they treated me like my disability wasn't there.

  3. Mishka Henner:

    It could have been the Friday of the month when the parents (at the Dutch Defense Ministry) were allowed to bring their kids to work.

  4. Mayra Valadez:

    I couldn't rely on my parents, they don't have the resources to help me and I knew that.

  5. Chadwick Boseman:

    Throughout our filming, I was communicating with them, knowing they were both terminal. What they and their parents said to me was, they were trying to hold on till this movie comes, to a certain degree it’s a humbling experience because you’re like, this can’t mean that much to them. But seeing how the world has taken this on, I realize they anticipated something great. Thinking back now to when I was a kid, waiting for Christmas to come, waiting for my birthday to come, waiting for a toy I was going to get a chance to experience, or a video game, I did live life waiting for those moments. It put me back in the mind of being a kid and feeling those two boys’ anticipation of this movie. When I found out that they….

Images & Illustrations of parents

  1. parentsparentsparentsparentsparents

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