Part of speech:
(Countable) A loud, sharp sound as of a cork coming out of a bottle.
The definition of a parent is a mother or father.
Of, like, or appropriate to a father:
(Figuratively) One who had the same role or function in former times.
In the early Christian church, a presbyter, or elder
A person who is from an earlier time and has originated or contributed to a common tradition shared by a particular group.
The definition of a dean is the head of a school department or church, or the senior member or expert of a group.
A male parent
To arrange or agree to:
To be the biological father of
A man who is the head of a household or the father of a family.
(Old Poet.) A father or forefather
One that makes or manufactures. Often used in combination:
(Roman Catholic Church) A bishop who holds the highest episcopal rank after the pope.
A male parent
A woman who gives birth to a child.
To produce offspring; reproduce.
The works of an author or authors.
(US, Mormonism) One ordained to the lowest office in the Melchizedek priesthood.
Supposed rather than real; believed; reputed.
The qualities or character of a father
A biological parent (either male or female), or the direct cause of an offspring.
To originate is to start something or cause something to start.
To engender is defined as to cause something to happen or come into being.
To bring forth or be the source of (esp. something regarded with contempt and produced in great numbers)
(Person, proper) God
God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
A male parent
To bring into being; produce
Having inherited characteristics that more closely resemble the male parent than the female parent.
Showing such descent
One that precedes and indicates, suggests, or announces someone or something to come:
One who precedes another in time, especially in holding an office or position.
A person or thing that serves as a model for one of a later period
Adopt is defined as to accept an idea or to choose and follow a course of action.
To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
To produce as a result of a chemical or physical process:
The definition of a forebear is a person's ancestor.
The definition of a progenitor is a direct ancestor, or source from which something develops.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom
A senior member of a twelve step or similar program assigned to a guide a new initiate and form a partnership with him
(Genetics) The region of an operon that acts as the initial binding site for RNA polymerase.
Any of the important officials of a city, as a councilman or alderman
(Informal) Any minister or pastor, esp. a Protestant one
A person who reports, analyzes, and evaluates news events and trends on radio or television
An important early Christian
A church father of the first or second century ad who was believed to have received personal instruction from the 12 Apostles or from their disciples.
An important early Christian
One who administers, especially one who works as a manager in a business, government agency, or school.
(Genetics) Of or relating to a generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a patriarch.
A policy or practice of treating or governing people in a fatherly manner, especially by providing for their needs without giving them rights or responsibilities.
Being in control; superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency.
The definition of an architect is a professional who creates designs for buildings, bridges and other structures.
The definition of an entrepreneur is a person who takes an idea, product or service and does whatever is necessary to introduce it to the marketplace where it can produce revenue.
In psychology, an archetype is the innate knowledge, images, or ways of thinking that are inherited from ancestors.
An old master.
An authentic work of art:
(Bot.) A unit of protoplasm, such as makes up a single cell exclusive of the cell wall
To breed is to cause reproduction by controlled mating to achieve a desired trait, or to cause something to happen over time.
To bring forth young; develop embryos
(Econ.) To create (anything having exchange value)
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
Any of the authoritative early writers in the Christian church who formulated doctrines and codified religious observances.
The leader of an organized-crime family.
a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
A person just beginning to do or learn something; inexperienced, unskilled person; novice
Someone who founds or is instrumental in founding an institution, nation, etc.
A person who speaks by divine inspiration or as the interpreter through whom the will of a god is expressed.
One that is worshiped, idealized, or followed:
A female ancestor
Property inherited from one's father or ancestors
The state of being a father; fatherhood.
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