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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Rhymes with Female Parent

  • transparent
  • declarant
  • inherent
  • emerant
  • apparent
  • aberrant
  • guerrant
  • ferrant
  • berent
  • errant

2. 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)

3. female

noun. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa).

Synonyms

  • animal
  • female mammal
  • creature
  • dam
  • filly
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • hen
  • beast

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

4. female

adjective. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop.

Synonyms

  • pistillate
  • egg-producing
  • sexuality
  • gender
  • feminine
  • young-bearing

Antonyms

  • masculine
  • androgynous
  • stranger
  • introvert

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

5. female

noun. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • woman
  • female offspring
  • foster sister
  • adult female
  • little girl
  • girl
  • female person
  • girl wonder
  • person
  • individual
  • female child
  • foster-sister
  • somebody
  • female body

Antonyms

  • man
  • male
  • boy
  • male offspring

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

6. female

adjective. ['ˈfiːˌmeɪl'] characteristic of or peculiar to a woman.

Synonyms

  • distaff

Antonyms

  • withholder
  • adult

Etymology

  • femele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • femella (Latin)

7. parent

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

Synonyms

  • being

Antonyms

  • follower
  • discourage

Etymology

  • parent (Anglo-Norman)

8. 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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