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1. patriarch

noun. ['ˈpeɪtriːˌɑːrk'] title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem).

Antonyms

  • white

Etymology

  • patriarcha (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Patriarch

  • matriarch

How do you pronounce patriarch?

Pronounce patriarch as ˈpeɪtriˌɑrk.

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Sentences with patriarch


1. Noun, singular or mass
Autocephaly in the Eastern Orthodox church is where one bishop -- the patriarch -- is the head of church.

2. patriarch

noun. ['ˈpeɪtriːˌɑːrk'] the male head of family or tribe.

Synonyms

  • adult male
  • paterfamilias
  • head of household

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • draftee
  • volunteer
  • civilian

Etymology

  • patriarcha (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. patriarch

noun. ['ˈpeɪtriːˌɑːrk'] a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself.

Synonyms

  • graybeard
  • old man
  • greybeard

Antonyms

  • child
  • mother
  • female parent
  • follower

Etymology

  • patriarcha (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. patriarch

noun. ['ˈpeɪtriːˌɑːrk'] any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race.

Synonyms

  • forefather
  • father
  • antediluvian
  • Simeon
  • sire
  • antediluvian patriarch

Antonyms

  • Lady
  • noblewoman
  • female
  • euphemism

Etymology

  • patriarcha (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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