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1. forebear

noun. ['ˈfɔrˌbɛr'] a person from whom you are descended.

Synonyms

  • grandparent
  • ascendent
  • great grandparent
  • root
  • antecedent
  • forbear
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • descending
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • beer (English)
  • beere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fore- (English)

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Rhymes with Forebear

  • threadbare

Sentences with forebear


1. Noun, singular or mass
Qahtan, perceived as the forebear of Arabs, is believed to have descended from Ishmael.

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