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  1. parentsnoun

    one's mother and father

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  1. parents

    Parents are individuals who have brought a child into existence through either biological or legal means, and who have the responsibility of caring for, supporting, and raising that child. They typically provide love, guidance, and nourishment, as well as play a crucial role in the child's development and well-being. Parents often serve as role models, educators, and protectors for their children, and are expected to provide for their physical, emotional, and social needs.

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  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. Erica Chapman:

    After finding out what happened [Sunday], I think he was more nervous and scared, (He might be thinking) 'are they going to blame me for this? Are my parents going to punish me for this?' Maybe his parents told him they would be separated if he told anyone.

  2. House Speaker Richardson:

    When a letter to me did n’t produce the desired response, he contacted my parents. When letters did n’t satisfy him, he made his accusations public on Twitter. And finally, when targeting our family on social media did n’t fulfill his agenda, he secretly recorded his wife admitting to the affair and began shopping the audio tape to news outlets.

  3. Andy Beshear:

    This person murdered my friend. But still, I can’t imagine what his parents must be feeling right now.

  4. Nicole Neily:

    It's abundantly clear that parents are concerned about the quality of education — Virginia recently posted staggering learning loss numbers over the course of the pandemic, which compounds the already abysmal proficiency rates in the state, when schools obsessively focus on DEI initiatives, that's time and resources that are not being spent on core curriculum.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I'm the son of immigrants. My parents are Eritrean Americans. They were born in Eritrea. They came to the United States as refugees nearly 40 years ago. Their ability to do that offered me and family tremendous freedoms and opportunities.

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