A parent is amember of the family, either a mother or father and sometimes an ancestor. Parent is the singular version of the noun, meaning only one.
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What is the meaning of parent?
English Language Learners Definition of parent : a person who is a father or mother : a person who has a child : an animal or plant that produces a young animal or plant : something out of which another thing has developed
What is the definition of a parent function?
A parent function is the simplest function that still satisfies the definition of a certain type of function. For example, when we think of the linear functions which make up a family of functions, the parent function would be y = x. This is the simplest linear function.
What is the origin of the word’parent’?
Send us feedback . Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French Latin; Anglo-French, borrowed from Latin parent-, parens father or mother, progenitor, ancestor, probably from an aorist participle of parere to give birth to, bring into being, produce 鈥?more at parturient entry 1 Some parents can act like animals (or machines).
What is the definition of a mother?
/ 藞pe蓹r蓹nt, 藞pr- / a person who gives birth to or raises a child: His parents live in New York.