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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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Words that Rhyme with Father Figure

  • reconfigure
  • disfigure
  • configure

Example sentences of the word father-figure


1. Noun Phrase
If a child does not have a father, ask him to write about a father figure.

2. Noun Phrase
To Robin, he is a father figure and a symbol of authority.

2. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] alternative names for the body of a human being.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • shape
  • physique
  • female body
  • form
  • homo
  • material body
  • chassis
  • physical structure
  • human body
  • frame
  • individual
  • soma
  • human
  • male body
  • human being
  • build
  • juvenile body
  • physical body
  • mortal
  • man
  • organic structure
  • person
  • body
  • adult body
  • anatomy
  • bod
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • multiform
  • shared
  • decode
  • comparable

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a diagram or picture illustrating textual material.

Synonyms

  • illustration

Antonyms

  • uncombined
  • esteem

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. figure

verb. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] judge to be probable.

Synonyms

  • pass judgment
  • forecast
  • evaluate
  • calculate
  • judge
  • allow
  • take into account
  • count on
  • estimate

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration.

Synonyms

  • octet
  • IV
  • 8
  • septet
  • Nina from Carolina
  • hexad
  • quaternion
  • quaternary
  • decimal digit
  • four
  • sestet
  • nine
  • trinity
  • significant digit
  • ternary
  • foursome
  • octonary
  • triad
  • II
  • fin
  • heptad
  • Little Joe
  • eight
  • eighter from Decatur
  • octal digit
  • threesome
  • significant figure
  • 7
  • VII
  • quintuplet
  • digit
  • unity
  • quartet
  • trio
  • VI
  • quadruplet
  • sextet
  • ternion
  • ogdoad
  • zero
  • trine
  • ennead
  • seven
  • Captain Hicks
  • niner
  • pentad
  • terzetto
  • I
  • quaternity
  • octad
  • two
  • tercet
  • quint
  • Phoebe
  • quintet
  • 9
  • three
  • trey
  • sevener
  • sextuplet
  • deuce
  • six
  • fivesome
  • hexadecimal digit
  • 5
  • 6
  • deuce-ace
  • 2
  • nought
  • eighter
  • cinque
  • leash
  • sise
  • half a dozen
  • sixer
  • quatern
  • III
  • Little Phoebe
  • VIII
  • 3
  • septenary
  • 4
  • integer
  • ace
  • duodecimal digit
  • 0
  • single
  • tierce
  • cipher
  • binary digit
  • V
  • cypher
  • IX
  • 1
  • tetrad
  • one
  • whole number
  • triplet
  • troika

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a well-known or notable person.

Synonyms

  • influential person
  • important person
  • name
  • public figure

Antonyms

  • disintegrate
  • disunify
  • segregate
  • credit

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a model of a bodily form (especially of a person).

Synonyms

  • figurehead
  • statuette
  • model
  • simulation
  • snowman
  • figurine
  • dummy
  • marionette

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • untie
  • inferior
  • fail

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape.

Synonyms

  • subfigure
  • pencil
  • plane figure
  • equilateral
  • shape
  • two-dimensional figure
  • three-dimensional figure
  • solid figure
  • form

Antonyms

  • begin
  • pass
  • approve
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] an amount of money expressed numerically.

Synonyms

  • amount
  • sum
  • amount of money

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • dress
  • slip on
  • stop

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. figure

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝ'] the impression produced by a person.

Synonyms

  • effect

Antonyms

  • commonality
  • joint

Etymology

  • figure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • figure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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