Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a maternal or motherly manner.
  • Through a mother, or on the maternal side: as, they are related maternally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a motherly manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a maternal manner.
  • adverb motherly, as a mother

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a maternal manner; as a mother

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Examples

  • Doubtless the paternal ancestor of the subject of this biography was seated in the colony early in the seventeenth century, but it is proposed to deduce first his descent maternally, which is more

    Virginia and Virginians

  • She held the cup up to his lips maternally, and then pushed him toward his bedroom.

    Larger Than Lyfe

  • One of the big stats that Ms. Chua leaves out of her book and articles is the high suicide and depression rates that over-programmed, maternally marshaled Asian children suffer from, which are higher than the average American, according to reports this month from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Tracey Jackson: Superior Mother Or Successful Marshal?

  • She held the cup up to his lips maternally, and then pushed him toward his bedroom.

    Larger Than Lyfe

  • One of the big stats that Ms. Chua leaves out of her book and articles is the high suicide and depression rates that over-programmed, maternally marshaled Asian children suffer from, which are higher than the average American, according to reports this month from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Tracey Jackson: Superior Mother Or Successful Marshal?

  • She held the cup up to his lips maternally, and then pushed him toward his bedroom.

    Larger Than Lyfe

  • Mitochondrial genomes, being maternally inherited and es-sentially clonal, are necessarily related in a nested hierarchic fashion

    A New Book

  • These results add to a growing body of evidence that maternally mediated inflammation might be part of the mechanistic pathway leading to autism, Hertz-Picciotto said.

    Fever during pregnancy, diabetes and obesity may raise autism risk

  • Mitochondrial genomes, being maternally inherited and es-sentially clonal, are necessarily related in a nested hierarchic fashion

    A New Book

  • These results add to a growing body of evidence that maternally mediated inflammation might be part of the mechanistic pathway leading to autism, Hertz-Picciotto said.

    Fever during pregnancy, diabetes and obesity may raise autism risk

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