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  • bother (definition) (1 vote)

    n 1: an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother" [syn: fuss, trouble, bother, hassle] 2: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction" [syn: annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass] v 1: take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please" [syn: trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself] 2: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves" [syn: annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil] 3: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..." [syn: trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother] 4: intrude or enter uninvited; "Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers" 5: make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster" 6: make confused or perplexed or puzzled

  • father (name) (definition) (1 vote)

    n 1: a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta" [syn: father, male parent, begetter] [ant: female parent, mother] 2: the founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers" [syn: forefather, father, sire] 3: `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military [syn: Father, Padre] 4: (Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom [syn: Church Father, Father of the Church, Father] 5: a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization; "the tennis fathers ruled in her favor"; "the city fathers endorsed the proposal" 6: God when considered as the first person in the Trinity; "hear our prayers, Heavenly Father" [syn: Father, Father-God, Fatherhood] 7: a person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country" [syn: founder, beginner, founding father, father] 8: the head of an organized crime family [syn: don, father] v 1: make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them" [syn: beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth]

  • discover (definition) (1 vote)

    v 1: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint" [syn: detect, observe, find, discover, notice] 2: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted" [syn: learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see] 3: make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle" [syn: discover, find] 4: make a discovery; "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover" [syn: discover, find] 5: find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake" [syn: fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover] 6: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" [syn: unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out] 7: see for the first time; make a discovery; "Who discovered the North Pole?" 8: identify as in botany or biology, for example [syn: identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name]

  • weather (definition) (1 vote)

    adj 1: towards the side exposed to wind [syn: upwind, weather(a)] n 1: the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation; "they were hoping for good weather"; "every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception"; "the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow" [syn: weather, weather condition, conditions, atmospheric condition] v 1: face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements" [syn: weather, endure, brave, brave out] 2: cause to slope 3: sail to the windward of 4: change under the action or influence of the weather; "A weathered old hut"

  • another (definition) (1 vote)

    adj 1: any of various alternatives; some other; "put it off to another (or some other) day" [syn: another(a), some other]

  • buffer (definition) (1 vote)

    n 1: (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH 2: a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict [syn: buffer zone, buffer] 3: an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track [syn: fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot] 4: (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system [syn: buffer, buffer storage, buffer store] 5: a power tool used to buff surfaces [syn: buffer, polisher] 6: a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact [syn: buffer, fender] 7: an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring) [syn: buff, buffer] v 1: add a buffer (a solution); "buffered saline solution for the eyes" 2: protect from impact; "cushion the blow" [syn: cushion, buffer, soften]

  • rather (definition) (1 vote)

    adv 1: on the contrary; "rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left"; "he didn't call; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter"; "used English terms instead of Latin ones" [syn: rather, instead] 2: to some (great or small) extent; "it was rather cold"; "the party was rather nice"; "the knife is rather dull"; "I rather regret that I cannot attend"; "He's rather good at playing the cello"; "he is kind of shy" [syn: rather, kind of, kinda, sort of] 3: more readily or willingly; "clean it well, preferably with warm water"; "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; "I'd sooner die than give up" [syn: preferably, sooner, rather] 4: to a degree (not used with a negative); "quite tasty"; "quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich" [syn: quite, rather]

  • are (place) (definition)

    n 1: a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters [syn: are, ar]

  • brother (definition)

    n 1: a male with the same parents as someone else; "my brother still lives with our parents" [syn: brother, blood brother] [ant: sis, sister] 2: a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group); "none of his brothers would betray him" 3: a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities [syn: buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal, sidekick] 4: used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement; "Greetings, comrade!" [syn: brother, comrade] 5: (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address; "a Benedictine Brother"

  • cover (definition)

    n 1: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background" [syn: screen, cover, covert, concealment] 2: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep" [syn: blanket, cover] 3: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft" [syn: cover, covering, screening, masking] 4: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; "the book had a leather binding" [syn: binding, book binding, cover, back] 5: a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover" [syn: covering, natural covering, cover] 6: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle" [syn: top, cover] 7: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal" [syn: cover, covering fire] 8: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink [syn: cover charge, cover] 9: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song" [syn: cover, cover version, cover song] 10: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent); "her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment" v 1: provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers" [ant: expose, uncover] 2: form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave" [syn: cover, spread over] 3: span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles" [syn: cover, continue, extend] 4: provide for; "The grant doesn't cover my salary" 5: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China" [syn: cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address] 6: include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group" [syn: embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover] 7: travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day" [syn: traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across] 8: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism; "Snow reported on China in the 1950's"; "The cub reporter covered New York City" [syn: report, cover] 9: hold within range of an aimed firearm 10: to take an action to protect against future problems; "Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself" 11: hide from view or knowledge; "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House" [syn: cover, cover up] 12: protect or defend (a position in a game); "he covered left field" 13: maintain a check on; especially by patrolling; "The second officer covered the top floor" 14: protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this" [syn: cover, insure, underwrite] 15: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father" [syn: cover, compensate, overcompensate] 16: invest with a large or excessive amount of something; "She covered herself with glory" 17: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities; "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week" 18: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of; "Is this enough to cover the check?" 19: spread over a surface to conceal or protect; "This paint covers well" 20: cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery" [syn: shroud, enshroud, hide, cover] 21: copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare" [syn: breed, cover] 22: put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy" [syn: overlay, cover] 23: play a higher card than the one previously played; "Smith covered again" 24: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game 25: sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs" [syn: brood, hatch, cover, incubate] 26: clothe, as if for protection from the elements; "cover your head!" [syn: cover, wrap up]

  • godmother (definition)

    n 1: any woman who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism

  • grandmother (definition)

    n 1: the mother of your father or mother [syn: grandma, grandmother, granny, grannie, gran, nan, nanna]

  • housemother (definition)

    n 1: a woman employed as a chaperon in a residence for young people

  • other (definition)

    adj 1: not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied; "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen; "the construction of highways and other public works"; "he asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side of the street from me"; "went in the other direction" [ant: same] 2: recently past; "the other evening" 3: belonging to the distant past; "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times" [syn: early(a), former(a), other(a)] 4: very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected; "a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow

  • smother (definition)

    n 1: a confused multitude of things [syn: clutter, jumble, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother] 2: a stifling cloud of smoke v 1: envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy" [syn: smother, surround] 2: deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor" [syn: smother, asphyxiate, suffocate] 3: conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn" [syn: smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress] 4: form an impenetrable cover over; "the butter cream smothered the cake" 5: deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; "smother fires" [syn: smother, put out]

  • stepbrother (definition)

    n 1: a brother who has only one parent in common with you [syn: stepbrother, half-brother, half brother]

  • stepmother (definition)

    n 1: the wife of your father by a subsequent marriage

  • suffer (definition)

    v 1: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom" [syn: suffer, endure] [ant: enjoy] 2: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle" [syn: suffer, sustain, have, get] 3: experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers" 4: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage" [syn: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up] 5: get worse; "His grades suffered" 6: feel pain or be in pain [syn: suffer, hurt] [ant: be well] 7: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?" [syn: hurt, ache, suffer] 8: feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather" 9: be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much" 10: undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate" [syn: suffer, meet] 11: be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation" [syn: suffer, lose]

  • together (definition)

    adv 1: in contact with each other or in proximity; "the leaves stuck together" 2: assembled in one place; "we were gathered together" 3: in each other's company; "we went to the movies together"; "the family that prays together stays together" 4: at the same time; "we graduated together" 5: with cooperation and interchange; "we worked together on the project" [syn: together, unitedly] 6: with a common plan; "act in concert" [syn: in concert, together] adj 1: mentally and emotionally stable; "she's really together"

  • souther (definition)

    n 1: a wind from the south [syn: south wind, souther, southerly]

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