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Another word for forebear

  1. A person from whom one is descended

      1. Any person from whom one is descended, esp. one earlier in a family line than a grandparent; forefather; forebear
      2. Anything regarded as a precursor or forerunner of a later thing
      3. A forerunner or predecessor.
      1. One that precedes another.
      2. (Grammar) The word, phrase, or clause that determines what a pronoun refers to, as the children in The teacher asked the children where they were going.
      3. (Gram.) The word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
      1. A dominating position; ascendancy
      2. An ancestor
      3. (Astrol.) The sign of the zodiac just above the eastern horizon at any given moment, specif. at the time of one's birth
      1. A man who has begotten a child; esp., a man as he is related to his child or children
      2. A man who serves or is thought of as a protector:
      3. An adoptive father
      1. An ancestor.
      2. Cultural ancestor; one who originated an idea or tradition.
      3. A person who is from an earlier time and has originated or contributed to a common tradition shared by a particular group.
      1. A female ancestor
      2. A woman ancestor.
      1. A woman who gives birth to a child.
      2. A woman whose egg unites with a sperm, producing an embryo.
      3. (Short for) mother of vinegar
      1. A source or cause; an origin:
      2. 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.
      3. A mother or father
      1. A direct ancestor.
      2. A forefather; ancestor in direct line
      3. A source from which something develops; originator or precursor
      1. Something that has been succeeded by another:
      2. An ancestor; forefather
      3. One who precedes another in time, especially in holding an office or position.
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Another word for forebear

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