Anything regarded as a precursor or forerunner of a later thing
The definition of a parent is a mother or father.
Being in control; superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency.
A male parent of an animal.
A female ancestor
A woman who gives birth to a child.
A thing followed or replaced by another thing, as in use
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
Find another word for forebear. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forebear, like: forefather, ancestor, forerunner, progenitor, parent, antecedent, ascendant, father, foremother, mother and predecessor.