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1. forefather

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

Synonyms

  • ascendent
  • patriarch
  • father
  • root
  • sire
  • antecedent
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • descending
  • woman
  • child

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Rhymes with Forefather

  • godfather
  • grandfather
  • grandfather
  • oldfather
  • stepfather

Sentences with forefather


1. Noun, singular or mass
Jean Piaget was a forefather of modern child development theory.

2. forefather

noun. ['ˈfɔrˌfɑːðɝ'] person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group.

Antonyms

  • female parent
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