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(Law) The deceased person from whom an estate has been inherited
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  1. (Law) The deceased person from whom an estate has been inherited
  2. A forerunner or predecessor.
  3. Any person from whom one is descended, esp. one earlier in a family line than a grandparent; forefather; forebear
A source from which something develops; originator or precursor
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  1. A source from which something develops; originator or precursor
  2. A forefather; ancestor in direct line
  3. A direct ancestor.
A person from whom one is descended; an ancestor.
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  1. A person from whom one is descended; an ancestor.
  2. An ancestor
Anything regarded as a precursor or forerunner of a later thing
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  1. Anything regarded as a precursor or forerunner of a later thing
  2. One, such as a parent, grandparent, great-grandparent, who precedes another in lineage.
  3. A forerunner or predecessor.
One that precedes another.
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  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
A dominating position; ascendancy
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  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
A man who has begotten a child; esp., a man as he is related to his child or children
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  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
An ancestor
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  1. An ancestor
  2. A person from whom one is descended; an ancestor.
A female ancestor
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  1. A female ancestor
  2. A woman ancestor.
A woman who gives birth to a child.
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  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
A source or cause; an origin:
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  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
A direct ancestor.
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  1. A direct ancestor.
  2. A forefather; ancestor in direct line
  3. A source from which something develops; originator or precursor
Something that has been succeeded by another:
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  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.
Find another word for forefather. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forefather, like: ancestor, progenitor, forebear, ancestor, ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, father, forebear, foremother and mother.