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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. 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

3. 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

4. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the collection of rules imposed by authority.

Synonyms

  • aggregation
  • commercial law
  • tax law
  • precedent
  • ecclesiastical law
  • sharia
  • civil law
  • law of the land
  • collection
  • mercantile law
  • law of nations
  • statutory law
  • securities law
  • martial law
  • international law
  • shariah law
  • accumulation
  • canon law
  • administrative law
  • jurisprudence
  • law merchant
  • military law
  • Mosaic law
  • sharia law
  • assemblage
  • common law
  • shariah
  • Islamic law
  • case law

Antonyms

  • international law
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity.

Synonyms

  • organic law
  • prohibition
  • RICO
  • poor law
  • gag law
  • homestead law
  • public law
  • anti-drug law
  • fundamental law
  • Riot Act
  • antitrust law
  • constitution
  • instrument
  • statute of limitations
  • blue law
  • jurisprudence
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
  • legal document
  • official document
  • RICO Act
  • anti-racketeering law
  • legal instrument
  • antitrust legislation

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • civilian
  • pull
  • attract

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society.

Synonyms

  • principle
  • conception
  • concept
  • divine law
  • natural law
  • construct

Antonyms

  • pleasure principle
  • reality principle
  • yang
  • yin

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature.

Synonyms

  • Archimedes' principle
  • Avogadro's hypothesis
  • distribution law
  • equilibrium law
  • law of averages
  • concept
  • law of large numbers
  • Mendel's law
  • Planck's radiation law
  • Avogadro's law
  • Benford's law
  • exclusion principle
  • Pauli exclusion principle
  • principle of relativity
  • periodic law
  • law of nature
  • law of partial pressures
  • power law
  • law of reciprocal proportions
  • law of effect
  • Mariotte's law
  • Kirchhoff's laws
  • law of thermodynamics
  • law of diminishing returns
  • Stevens' law
  • Henry's law
  • law of gravitation
  • Ohm's law
  • Planck's law
  • law of multiple proportions
  • Dalton's law of partial pressures
  • law of chemical equilibrium
  • Hubble law
  • Newton's law of motion
  • law of motion
  • law of mass action
  • theory
  • Boyle's law
  • all-or-none law
  • Weber's law
  • Fechner's law
  • law of constant proportion
  • Dalton's law
  • Mendeleev's law
  • law of definite proportions
  • Kepler's law
  • law of Archimedes
  • Coulomb's Law
  • Weber-Fechner law
  • Kepler's law of planetary motion
  • Charles's law
  • principle
  • law of equivalent proportions
  • Bernoulli's law
  • Bose-Einstein statistics
  • conception
  • Pascal's law of fluid pressures
  • Hooke's law
  • Newton's law of gravitation
  • Pascal's law
  • Gay-Lussac's law
  • Stevens' power law
  • construct
  • Fermi-Dirac statistics
  • Newton's law
  • rule
  • Hubble's law

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • ending
  • level
  • fauna

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do.

Synonyms

  • contract law
  • matrimonial law
  • patent law
  • corporation law
  • jurisprudence
  • legal philosophy

Antonyms

  • defense
  • prosecution
  • succeeding
  • decrease

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system.

Synonyms

  • learned profession

Antonyms

  • atomism
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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