An ancestor (antonym of descendant)
(Old Poet.) A father or forefather
An originator; a founder:
An ancestor; forefather
Eve is defined as evening, or the day or night before a holiday, or the period of time before an event.
Precursor is defined as something that led to the creation of something similar but new.
Descent; lineage; ancestry
The father and ruler of a family or tribe, as one of the founders of the ancient Hebrew families: in the Bible, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jacob's twelve sons were patriarchs
Parental descent from a father
Ancestry; family; stock
Descent from an ancestor; pedigree; lineage
The act or process of extracting; specif., the extracting of a tooth by a dentist
Derivation is defined as something that is inspired by another source, or to the origin of something.
A system of religious worship or ritual
Family descent or lineage
Author is defined as someone who creates or writes something.
An adoptive father
A mother or father
A person who is akin to another by virtue of blood; that is a blood relation, such as sister, brother, aunt, uncle, parent, child, and so on.
The father of a family; male head of a household
A person who is an offspring, however remote, of a certain ancestor, family, group, etc.
One's relatives or family:
The definition of a root is the part of the plant that is generally underground or the origin of something.
Find another word for ancestors. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ancestors, like: ascendants, stemmas, sires, antecedents, prototypes, progenitors, predecessors, eves, precursors, pedigrees and patriarchs.