father - noun

  • a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
  • the founder of a family
  • `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
  • (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
  • a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization
  • God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
  • a person who founds or establishes some institution
  • the head of an organized crime family

  • father - verb

    • make children

    father - thesaurus

    beget   begetter   beginner   don   engender   fatherhood   forefather   founder   generate   get   mother   padre   sire  

    View spelling list Other ways of spelling the ar sound and learn about the word father in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 10. Spelling choices for /ar/ sound; ar, a.

    Other Spellzone word lists: Family

    Scrabble score for father

    f is 4 a is 1 t is 1 h is 4 e is 1 r is 1
    Scrabble score = 12

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