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1. paternity

noun. ['pəˈtɝːnɪti'] the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing.

Synonyms

  • institution
  • foundation
  • introduction
  • authorship
  • founding
  • instauration
  • innovation
  • initiation
  • origination

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • artifact
  • finish
  • ending

Etymology

  • paternitas (Latin)
  • -itas (Latin)

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Rhymes with Paternity

  • fraternity
  • maternity

Sentences with paternity


1. Noun, singular or mass
More likely, the court will order the husband to take a paternity test.

2. Verb, base form
In addition, any challenges to paternity need to be resolved.

2. paternity

noun. ['pəˈtɝːnɪti'] the kinship relation between an offspring and the father.

Synonyms

  • family relationship
  • fatherhood
  • kinship

Antonyms

  • trade edition
  • uncreativeness
  • folly
  • affinity

Etymology

  • paternitas (Latin)
  • -itas (Latin)

3. paternity

noun. ['pəˈtɝːnɪti'] the state of being a father.

Antonyms

  • imperfection

Etymology

  • paternitas (Latin)
  • -itas (Latin)
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