Synonyms and Antonyms for parent

1. parent (n.)

a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian

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2. parent (v.)

bring up

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3. parent (n.)

an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

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4. foster-parent (n.)

a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child

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