Father synonyms and antonyms

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Plural form of Pop
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Father.
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The definition of a parent is a mother or father.
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(Informal) one's grandfather
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(Countable) A loud, sharp sound as of a cork coming out of a bottle.
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Of, like, or appropriate to a father:
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A person who is from an earlier time and has originated or contributed to a common tradition shared by a particular group.
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(Figuratively) One who had the same role or function in former times.
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To be the male individual or gamete producing (an animal's offspring or a plant's seed) through sexual reproduction:
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Someone who originates, creates or founds something.
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A biological parent (either male or female), or the direct cause of an offspring.
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A person who promulgates; a publisher.
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(US, Mormonism) One ordained to the lowest office in the Melchizedek priesthood.
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To originate is to start something or cause something to start.
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Something or someone which creates or makes something.
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To bring forth or be the source of (esp. something regarded with contempt and produced in great numbers)
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The works of an author or authors.
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Having inherited characteristics that more closely resemble the male parent than the female parent.
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A group of descendants related through a common male lineage.
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One that precedes and indicates, suggests, or announces someone or something to come:
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A woman who gives birth to a child.
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To produce offspring; reproduce.
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To bring into being; produce
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A man who is the head of a household or the father of a family.
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To serve or act as pastor of.
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To ordain or admit to the priesthood.
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A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
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The definition of a prototype is the original model.
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A primitive Chinese musical instrument of the cittern kind, with from five to twenty-five silken strings.
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To arrange or agree to:
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A male parent
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A senior member of a twelve step or similar program assigned to a guide a new initiate and form a partnership with him
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One who publishes, especially books.
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One who gives encouragement.
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Of the male line; patrilineal
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(Genetics) Of or relating to a generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.
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The qualities or character of a father
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To engender is defined as to cause something to happen or come into being.
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(Figuratively) An originator; a creator.
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Of, pertaining to, characteristic of or practicing paternalism
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Showing such descent
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Any paternal male relative.
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Consanguinity by a line of males only, as distinguished from cognation
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Alternative spelling of paterfamilias.
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One who precedes another in time, especially in holding an office or position.
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One who procreates; a father or mother.
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To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
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To produce as a result of a chemical or physical process:
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To breed is to cause reproduction by controlled mating to achieve a desired trait, or to cause something to happen over time.
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To cause to do.
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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(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
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(Figuratively) Someone who originates something.
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The definition of a forebear is a person's ancestor.
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One that makes or manufactures. Often used in combination:
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(Heraldry) An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.
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An important early Christian
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(Person, proper) God
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Of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family
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Supposed rather than real; believed; reputed.
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An old master.
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Someone who founds or is instrumental in founding an institution, nation, etc.
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A person who reports, analyzes, and evaluates news events and trends on radio or television
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(with a prepositional phrase of cause) One who suffers greatly and/or constantly, even involuntarily.
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An important early Christian
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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.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a patriarch.
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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.
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Adopt is defined as to accept an idea or to choose and follow a course of action.
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Being in control; superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency.
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The definition of an architect is a professional who creates designs for buildings, bridges and other structures.
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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.
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(Bot.) A unit of protoplasm, such as makes up a single cell exclusive of the cell wall
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To bring forth young; develop embryos
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(Econ.) To create (anything having exchange value)
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precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
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Any of the authoritative early writers in the Christian church who formulated doctrines and codified religious observances.
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The leader of an organized-crime family.
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A person just beginning to do or learn something; inexperienced, unskilled person; novice
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To create, generate, bring into existence.
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The definition of a dean is the head of a school department or church, or the senior member or expert of a group.
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Having mostly paternally-inherited charactersitics
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One that is worshiped, idealized, or followed:
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God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
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(Genetics) The region of an operon that acts as the initial binding site for RNA polymerase.
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Someone or something that introduces.
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Any of the important officials of a city, as a councilman or alderman
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A city in Ohio.
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One who adheres to a church-based philosophy.
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A patronymic surname​.
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A person who speaks by divine inspiration or as the interpreter through whom the will of a god is expressed.
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One who administers, especially one who works as a manager in a business, government agency, or school.
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Pertaining to descent through male lines.
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To attend to (the needs of); to tend; to take care (of); to give aid; to give service.
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In psychology, an archetype is the innate knowledge, images, or ways of thinking that are inherited from ancestors.
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An authentic work of art:
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a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
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Property inherited from one's father or ancestors
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A religious recluse; someone who lives alone for religious reasons; an eremite.
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A female ancestor
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A male parent
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A male parent
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