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Parent (IPA: /ˈpɛɹənt/)

Parent (n.)

One who begets, or brings forth, offspring; a father or a mother.

Parent (n.)

That which produces; cause; source; author; begetter; as, idleness is the parent of vice.


Father or mother


Commune in Puy-de-Dôme, France


Family name


Community in northern Quebec


Meteorogical Service of Canada's station for Parent (MSC ID: 7075800), Québec, Canada

Parent Synonyms

Bring Up, Raise, Nurture, Rear

PARENT (Acronym / Abbreviation)


Parent Rhymes

Behrendt, Berent, Errant, Ferrant, Guerrant, Parent

Aberrant, Apparent, Declarant, Emerant, Inherent, Transparent

Parent (Last Name / Surname)

Parent is the #3,225 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 11,193 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Parent in Spanish is Padre

Tagalog Translation

Parent in Tagalog is Ama Ina

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom." - Henry Fielding

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Fear is the parent of cruelty." - Fear

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance and the parent of Liberty." - Samuel Johnson

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I have a responsibility as a parent and as the chief of police. (36)" - Death Note

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is far from easy to determine whether she [Nature] has proved to man a kind parent or a merciless stepmother." - Pliny the Elder

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