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Another word for father

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Noun
  1. A male parent

    See also:

    kin

  2. A person from whom one is descended

  3. One that creates, founds, or originates

    See also:

    start

  4. A first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

      1. An original type, form, or instance serving as a basis or standard:
      2. An original, full-scale, and usually working model of a new product or new version of an existing product.
      3. A typical example of a class or category:
      1. A cell of a plant, fungus, bacterium, or archaeon from which the cell wall has been removed, leaving the protoplasm and plasma membrane.
      1. Preceding all others in time; first:
      2. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
      3. Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
      1. The owner or keeper of an animal:
      2. The owner of a slave.
      3. One who has control over or ownership of something:
      1. An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype:
      2. An ideal example of a type; quintessence:
      3. In Jungian psychology, an inherited pattern of thought or symbolic imagery derived from past collective experience and present in the individual unconscious.
    See also:

    start

Verb
  1. To be the biological father of

    See also:

    kin

  2. To cause to come into existence

      1. The eggs of aquatic animals such as bivalve mollusks, fishes, and amphibians.
      2. Offspring, especially when occurring in large numbers.
      3. A product or an outcome:
      1. A biological father.
      2. The male parent of an animal, especially a domesticated mammal.
      3. The plant or gamete responsible for fertilizing an ovule that develops into a seed.
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To produce offspring; reproduce.
      2. To produce (offspring); reproduce.
      1. A female person whose egg unites with a sperm or a male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child or the birth of a child.
      2. A female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child except when someone else has legal rights to the child.
      3. A person who adopts a child.
      1. To bring into being; create or start:
      2. To come into being; start:
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. An opening, as in the deck of a ship, in the roof or floor of a building, or in an aircraft.
      2. The cover for such an opening.
      3. A hatchway.
      1. To bring into existence; give rise to:
      2. To procreate; propagate.
      3. To come into existence; originate.
      1. To cause to exist; bring into being:
      2. To give rise to; produce:
      3. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
      1. To produce (offspring) by sexual reproduction. Used especially of a man.
      2. To cause to exist or occur; produce:

Another word for father

Noun
  1. A male parent

  2. An originator

    See also:

    author

  3. A civic or tribal elder

      1. A wise lawgiver.
      2. A legislator.
      1. An administrative officer in charge of a college, faculty, or division in a university.
      2. An officer of a college or high school who counsels students and supervises the enforcement of rules.
      3. The head of the chapter of canons governing a cathedral or collegiate church.
      1. A municipal official, such as a council member.
      1. A man who rules a family, clan, or tribe.
      2. One of the antediluvian progenitors of the human race, from Adam to Noah.
      3. Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, or any of Jacob's 12 sons, the eponymous progenitors of the 12 tribes of Israel.
  4. A priest, especially a Roman Catholic or Anglican priest

    See also:

    priest

  5. An important early Christian

  6. See also:

    god