Synonyms

1. Father-God

noun. God when considered as the first person in the Trinity.

Synonyms

  • Father

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Rhymes with Founding Father

  • strother
  • bother

Sentences with founding-father


1. Noun Phrase
For example, founding father Benjamin Franklin brought up his illegitimate son William in his own home.

2. founding

noun. ['ˈfaʊndɪŋ'] the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.

Synonyms

  • paternity
  • institution
  • foundation
  • beginning
  • introduction
  • commencement
  • authorship
  • instauration
  • innovation
  • initiation
  • origination
  • start

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • inactivity
  • artifact
  • ending

3. 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))

4. 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

5. 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

6. father

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

Synonyms

  • ascendent
  • patriarch
  • forefather
  • root
  • sire
  • antecedent
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • float
  • disassemble
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. father

verb. ['ˈfɑːðɝ'] make children.

Synonyms

  • beget
  • bring forth
  • make
  • generate
  • create
  • get
  • mother
  • sire

Antonyms

  • break
  • unmake
  • refrain
  • lend

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Father

noun. God when considered as the first person in the Trinity.

Synonyms

  • Father-God

Antonyms

  • low status

9. father

noun. ['ˈfɑːðɝ'] a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization.

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. father

noun. ['ˈfɑːðɝ'] a person who founds or establishes some institution.

Synonyms

  • foundress
  • cofounder
  • founder
  • coloniser
  • beginner
  • originator
  • colonizer
  • conceiver
  • founding father

Antonyms

  • lose
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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