Synonyms

1. foster-parent

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • foster-father
  • foster parent
  • foster-mother
  • foster father
  • foster mother
  • defender
  • guardian
  • protector

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Example sentences of the word adoptive-parent


1. Noun Phrase
Some information may come to light during the home study that would disqualify you as an adoptive parent.

2. Noun Phrase
As their adoptive parent, it is your job to keep them warm.

3. Noun Phrase
A new birth certificate is issued with the adoptive parent replacing the birth parent.

4. Noun Phrase
To re-adopt, an adoptive parent needs to file the following documents with the court:

2. adoptive

adjective. ['əˈdɑːptɪv'] of parents and children; related by adoption.

Synonyms

  • surrogate

Antonyms

  • natural
  • begotten

3. adoptive

adjective. ['əˈdɑːptɪv'] acquired as your own by free choice.

Antonyms

  • discourage

4. parent

noun. ['ˈpɛrənt'] 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.

Synonyms

  • stepparent
  • adopter
  • begetter
  • family
  • empty nester
  • genitor
  • father
  • male parent
  • female parent
  • mother
  • family unit
  • adoptive parent

Antonyms

  • father
  • male parent
  • female parent
  • mother

Etymology

  • parent (Anglo-Norman)

5. parent

noun. ['ˈpɛrənt'] an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained.

Synonyms

  • being

Antonyms

  • follower
  • discourage

Etymology

  • parent (Anglo-Norman)

6. parent

verb. ['ˈpɛrənt'] bring up.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • rear
  • cradle
  • fledge
  • nurture
  • bring up
  • grow up

Antonyms

  • bore
  • fall
  • lower
  • curse

Etymology

  • parent (Anglo-Norman)
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