Forefather synonyms

fôr'fä'thər
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A forerunner or predecessor.
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One who casts metals in various forms; a caster.
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(Figuratively) A predecessor of something, especially if also a precursor or model.
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The definition of a forebear is a person's ancestor.
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Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
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(Logic) The conditional member of a hypothetical proposition.
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The position or state of being dominant or in control:
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An older, influential member of a family, tribe, or community.
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Alternative spelling of forebear.
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Plural form of forbear
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A person sent before or going before to announce or prepare the way for another or for something to follow; herald
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The overview or totality of the marriage and blood relationships within a family, including the ancestors and descendants of a particular individual.
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Someone who originates, creates or founds something.
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A person or thing that goes before; forerunner; harbinger
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The earliest ancestor.
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One who procreates; a father or mother.
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Plural form of progenitor
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The first thing or being of its kind; original; model; pattern; archetype
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A male animal; a stud, especially a horse or dog, that has fathered another.
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A male parent of an animal.
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A female ancestor
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A woman who gives birth to a child.
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A person who acts as a parent in rearing a child; a step-parent or adoptive parent.
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A thing followed or replaced by another thing, as in use
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Relationship; same-bloodedness or affinity; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
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precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
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