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Synonyms and Antonyms for father

1. father (n.)

a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)

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2. father (n.)

the founder of a family

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3. Father (n.)

`Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military

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4. father (v.)

make children

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5. Father (n.)

(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

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6. father (n.)

a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization

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7. Father (n.)

God when considered as the first person in the Trinity

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8. father (n.)

the head of an organized crime family

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9. father (n.)

a person who founds or establishes some institution

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10. Father-God (n.)

God when considered as the first person in the Trinity

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