Synonyms and Antonyms for parent

1. parent (n.)

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

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2. foster-parent (n.)

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


3. parent (n.)

an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained


4. parent (v.)

bring up