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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun amah:

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Synonyms of the noun amah

The noun amah has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the noun amah, that have the same number of characters:

  1. maid (4 letter word for amah)
    • plural: maids
    • related terms: submaid, countermaid, undermaid, maiden, maidhood, maidish, maidism, Maidless, maidlike, maidling, maidy, maidly

Equivalent words for the noun amah, that have more characters:

  1. housemaid (9 letter word for amah)
    • plural: housemaids
    • related terms: underhousemaid, housemaidy
  2. maidservant (11 letter word, the longest synonym for amah)
    • plural: maidservants
  3. wetnurse (8 letter word for amah)

Equivalent phrase for the noun amah:

  1. wet nurse (9 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for amah)

Other equivalent term for the noun amah:

  1. wet-nurse (9 character term for amah)

Hypernyms of the noun amah

More generic word for the noun amah, that has fewer characters:

  1. PCP (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for amah)

More generic words for the noun amah, that have the same number of characters:

  1. goat (4 letter word)
    • plural: goats, goat
    • related terms: goatee, Goathood, goatish, goatlike, goatling, goaty, goatly

More generic words for the noun amah, that have more characters:

  1. caregiver (9 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for amah)
    • plural: caregivers
  2. domestic (8 letter word)
    • plural: domestics
    • related terms: antidomestic, extradomestic, nondomestic, Peridomestic, semidomestic, predomestic, domestics
  3. keeper (6 letter word)
    • plural: keepers
    • related terms: outkeeper, underkeeper, keeperess, keeperless, keepership
  4. nanny (5 letter word)
  5. nurse (5 letter word)
    • plural: nurses
    • related terms: Nonnurse, Supernurse, overnurse, undernurse, nursery, nursling, nursy, nursable, nurser
  6. nursemaid (9 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for amah)
    • plural: nursemaids
  7. retainer (8 letter word)
    • plural: retainers
    • related terms: retainal, retainment, retainable
  8. servant (7 letter word)
    • plural: servants
    • related terms: Nonservant, conservant, conservable, conservate, conserver, conservation, conservative, coservant, outservant, underservant, servantdom, servantess, Servanthood, servantless, servantlike, servantship
  9. woman (5 letter word)
    • plural: women
    • related terms: Antiwoman, Ciswoman, Nonwoman, superwoman, Conwoman, Transwoman, counterwoman, forewoman, miswoman, outwoman, overwoman, overwomanize, overwomanly, postwoman, womandom, Womanful, womanhood, womanish, womanism, womanist, womanless, womanlike, womanness, womanship, womanise, womanize, womanization, womanity, womanly, womanwise

More generic phrases for the noun amah:

  1. adult female (12 character phrase)
  2. caprine animal (14 character phrase)
  3. domestic help (13 character phrase)
  4. health care provider (20 character phrase)
  5. health professional (19 character phrase)
  6. house servant (13 character phrase)
  7. primary care provider (21 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for amah)

Hyponyms of the noun amah

More specific words for the noun amah:

  1. chambermaid (11 letter word, one of the longest hyponyms for amah)
    • plural: chambermaids
  2. handmaid (8 letter word)
    • plural: handmaids
    • related term: handmaiden
  3. handmaiden (10 letter word)
    • plural: handmaidens
    • related term: handmaidenly
  4. parlormaid (10 letter word)
    • plural: parlormaids
  5. parlourmaid (11 letter word, one of the longest hyponyms for amah)

More specific phrases for the noun amah:

  1. fille de chambre (16 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for amah)
  2. lady's maid (11 character phrase)

Related words for the term amah, that have the same number of characters:

  1. ayah (4 letter word)
  2. cook (4 letter word)
    • inflections: cooked, cooking, cooks
    • related terms: Uncook, micro-cook, miscook, miscookery, outcook, overcook, precook, precooker, recook, undercook, cookdom, cookee, cookery, cookish, cookless, cookware, cooky, cookable, cooker
  3. girl (4 letter word)

Related words for the term amah, that have more characters:

  1. abigail (7 letter word)
    • related term: abigailship
  2. betweenmaid (11 letter word)
  3. biddy (5 letter word)
  4. chaperon (8 letter word)
    • inflections: chaperoned, chaperoning, chaperons
    • related terms: chaperonage, chaperonless
  5. companion (9 letter word)
    • inflections: companioned, companioning, companions
    • related terms: companionage, companionless, companionship, companionable, companionate, companionize, Companionly
  6. duenna (6 letter word)
    • related terms: duennadom, duennaship
  7. gentlewoman (11 letter word)
    • related terms: gentlewomanhood, gentlewomanish, gentlewomanlike, gentlewomanly
  8. kitchenmaid (11 letter word)
  9. mammy (5 letter word)
  10. nurserymaid (11 letter word)
  11. servitress (10 letter word)
  12. sitter (6 letter word)
    • related term: undersitter
  13. soubrette (9 letter word)
    • related term: soubrettish
  14. tweeny (6 letter word)
  15. wench (5 letter word)
    • inflections: wenched, wenching, wenches
    • related terms: diswench, wenchless, wenchlike, wencher, wenchman

Related phrases for the term amah:

  1. au pair girl (12 character phrase)
  2. dry nurse (9 character phrase)
  3. femme de chambre (16 character phrase)
  4. hired girl (10 character phrase)
  5. live-in maid (12 character phrase)
  6. live-out maid (13 character phrase)
  7. scullery maid (13 character phrase)
  8. servant girl (12 character phrase)
  9. upstairs maid (13 character phrase)
  10. waiting maid (12 character phrase)

Other related terms for the term amah:

  1. lady-help (9 character term)
  2. lady-in-waiting (15 character term)

Names with Amah

  1. Amah Harris
  2. Sa'amah
  3. Siti Amah

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