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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, entraps, Napster, panters, pastern, trepans

How to pronounce parents?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say parents in sign language?

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. Jill Malott:

    Our goal is to hold this company accountable in any way we can, our parents raised us that when you see something wrong, you do what you can to make it right. We will see this through.

  2. Harry S Truman:

    You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.

  3. Suzanne Huberth:

    The motivation isn't there, because it's been 45 years. Time has passed. Our parents have passed.

  4. Andrea Lafferty:

    Children in lower grades are still developing who they are – it’s very confusing, parents should have a right to decide when and where and how to talk about it.

  5. Corinn Cross:

    I think [parents] do it out of safety, but I think you just have to find a safe place.

Images & Illustrations of parents

  1. parentsparentsparentsparentsparents

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