M m


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [mah]
    • /mɑ/
    • /mɑː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [mah]
    • /mɑ/

Definitions of ma word

  • noun ma Gertrude ("Ma") 1886–1939, U.S. blues singer. 1
  • noun ma Joseph Hayne [heyn] /heɪn/ (Show IPA), 1832–87, U.S. politician: first black congressman 1870–79. 1
  • noun ma One's mother. 1
  • abbreviation MA mother 1
  • noun Technical meaning of ma (networking)   The country code for Morocco. 1
  • countable noun ma An MA is a master's degree in an arts or social science subject. MA is an abbreviation for 'Master of Arts'. 0

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Parts of speech for Ma


ma popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

ma usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for ma

noun ma

  • grandmother — the mother of one's father or mother.
  • parent — a father or a mother.
  • mum — silent; not saying a word: to keep mum.
  • matron — a married woman, especially one who is mature and staid or dignified and has an established social position.
  • matriarch — the female head of a family or tribal line.

adj ma

  • distraught — distracted; deeply agitated.
  • batty — If you say that someone is batty, you mean that they are rather eccentric or slightly crazy.
  • bizarre — Something that is bizarre is very odd and strange.
  • brainsick — relating to or caused by insanity; crazy; mad
  • cracked — An object that is cracked has lines on its surface because it is damaged.

adjective ma

  • derailed — Cause (a train or trolley car) to leave its tracks accidentally.

Antonyms for ma

noun ma

  • irma — a female given name, form of Erma.

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