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Father (IPA: /ˈfɑðɝ/)


Father (n.)

One who has begotten a child, whether son or daughter; a generator; a male parent.

Father (n.)

A male ancestor more remote than a parent; a progenitor; especially, a first ancestor; a founder of a race or family; -- in the plural, fathers, ancestors.

Father (n.)

One who performs the offices of a parent by maintenance, affetionate care, counsel, or protection.

Father (n.)

A respectful mode of address to an old man.

Father (n.)

A senator of ancient Rome.

Father (n.)

A dignitary of the church, a superior of a convent, a confessor (called also father confessor), or a priest; also, the eldest member of a profession, or of a legislative assembly, etc.

Father (n.)

One of the chief esslesiastical authorities of the first centuries after Christ; -- often spoken of collectively as the Fathers; as, the Latin, Greek, or apostolic Fathers.

Father (n.)

One who, or that which, gives origin; an originator; a producer, author, or contriver; the first to practice any art, profession, or occupation; a distinguished example or teacher.

Father (n.)

The Supreme Being and Creator; God; in theology, the first person in the Trinity.

Father (v. t.)

To make one's self the father of; to beget.

Father (v. t.)

To take as one's own child; to adopt; hence, to assume as one's own work; to acknowledge one's self author of or responsible for (a statement, policy, etc.).

Father (v. t.)

To provide with a father.

Father ()

See Daddy longlegs, 2.

Father

Male parent or individual progenitor of human offspring

Father

Title used by Catholic priests

Father

Monk who was ordained a priest

Father

Fictional character from The Happiest Millionaire

Father

1966 film by István Szabó

Father Synonyms

Church Father, Father Of The Church, Father

Father Synonyms

Don

Father Synonyms

Padre, Father

Father Synonyms

Father-God, Fatherhood, Father

Father Synonyms

Sire, Forefather

Father Synonyms

Beginner, Founder, Founding Father

Father Synonyms

Begetter, Male Parent

Father Synonyms

Beget, Generate, Bring Forth, Engender, Sire, Mother, Get

Father Rhymes


Bother, Father, Strother



Spanish Translation

Father in Spanish is Padre

Tagalog Translation

Father in Tagalog is Ama

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to VIKI] Denser alloy. My father gave it to me. I think he wanted me to kill you." - I, Robot (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A father, by the law of God and nature, is bound to support his son, and è contra, in case the father is empoverished." - Fathers

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As a father shows mercy to his sons, Jehovah has shown mercy to those fearing him." - Fathers

Example Sentence (Quote)

"At the time of his death, my father remained a myth to me, both more and less than a man." - Dreams from My Father

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Barry why don't you use the stairs? Your father paid good money for those." - Bee Movie


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