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1. father

noun. ['ˈfɑːðɝ'] a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father).

Synonyms

  • dad
  • pop
  • pater
  • papa
  • begetter
  • pappa
  • male parent
  • old man
  • father-in-law
  • pa
  • dada
  • daddy

Antonyms

  • mother
  • female parent
  • euphemism
  • explode

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. church

noun. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship.

Synonyms

  • Catholic Church
  • Armenian Church
  • Protestant Church
  • Christianity
  • Coptic Church
  • Nestorian Church
  • Christendom
  • religion
  • Christian
  • Unification Church
  • organized religion
  • Protestant
  • faith
  • Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. church

noun. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] a place for public (especially Christian) worship.

Synonyms

  • presbytery
  • church building
  • transept
  • apsis
  • side chapel
  • rood screen
  • kirk
  • amen corner
  • chancel
  • house of worship
  • duomo
  • church tower
  • abbey
  • nave
  • sanctuary
  • apse
  • sacristy
  • lady chapel
  • basilica
  • bema
  • house of prayer
  • cathedral
  • house of God
  • place of worship
  • vestry

Antonyms

  • Anglican
  • Nonconformist
  • disservice
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. church

noun. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] a service conducted in a house of worship.

Synonyms

  • church service
  • divine service
  • service

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. Father

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • priest
  • Padre
  • title of respect
  • title

6. Father

noun. (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.

Synonyms

  • Church Father
  • theologist
  • theologian
  • theologizer
  • Father of the Church

7. father

noun. ['ˈfɑːðɝ'] the founder of a family.

Synonyms

  • ascendent
  • patriarch
  • forefather
  • root
  • sire
  • antecedent
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • float
  • disassemble
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. father

verb. ['ˈfɑːðɝ'] make children.

Synonyms

  • beget
  • bring forth
  • make
  • generate
  • create
  • get
  • mother
  • sire

Antonyms

  • break
  • unmake
  • refrain
  • lend

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. Father

noun. God when considered as the first person in the Trinity.

Synonyms

  • Father-God

Antonyms

  • low status

10. father

noun. ['ˈfɑːðɝ'] a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization.

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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