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father /ˈfɑːðə $ -ər/ noun [countable]

والد ، موسس ، موجد ، بوجود اوردن ، پدری کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: پدر
- daddy (informal), dad (informal), old man (informal), pa (informal), papa (old-fashioned informal), pater, pop (informal)
- forefather, ancestor, forebear, predecessor, progenitor
- founder, architect, author, creator, inventor, maker, originator, prime mover
- priest, padre (informal), pastor
- sire, beget, get, procreate
Contrasted words: disciple, follower
Related Words: builder, encourager, motor, mover, organizer, prime mover, producer, promoter, promulgator, supporter, inaugurator, initiator, introducer, engender, generate, ingenerate, spawn
English Thesaurus: father, dad, daddy, pop, papa, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. father1 S1 W1 /ˈfɑːðə $ -ər/ noun [countable]
[Language: Old English; Origin: fæder]

1. PARENT a male parent:
Ask your father to help you.
Andrew was very excited about becoming a father.
He’s been like a father to me.
a father of two/three/four etc (=a man with two, three etc children)
The driver, a father of four, escaped uninjured.
Steve recently became the proud father of a 7lb 12oz baby girl.

2. PRIEST Father a priest, especially in the Roman Catholic Church:
I have sinned, Father.
Father DevlinHoly Father

3. fathers [plural] people related to you who lived a long time ago Synonym : ancestors:
Our fathers were exiles from their native land.forefather

4. GOD Father a way of talking to or talking about God, used in the Christian religion:
our Heavenly Father

5. the father of something the man who was responsible for starting something:
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis.

6. from father to son if property or skill passes from father to son, children receive it or learn it from their parents:
This is a district where old crafts are handed down from father to son.

7. like father like son used to say that a boy behaves like his father, especially when this behaviour is bad

8. a bit of how’s your father British English informal the act of having sex – used humorously
city fathers, founding father

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. father2 verb [transitive]

1. to become the father of a child by making a woman pregnant:
Hodgkins fathered seven children.

2. formal to start an important new idea or system:
Bevan fathered the concept of the National Health Service.
father something on somebody phrasal verb British English
formal to claim that someone is responsible for something when they are not:
A collection of Irish stories was fathered on him.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. lone, single As a single father, he found it a struggle bringing up three children.
widowed | absent | biological, natural, real | adoptive, foster, step- | surrogate Elena's brother was a surrogate father to her kids after her husband died.
elderly, old | dead, deceased, late | caring, devoted, good, loving, marvellous He is very good with children and would make a marvellous father.
adoring, doting, indulgent | beloved She kept the books that had belonged to her beloved father.
proud He has just become the proud father of a baby girl.
domineering, overbearing, possessive | drunken, violent | doctor, engineer, immigrant, etc. Their musician father encouraged their love of music.
VERB + FATHER resemble, take after The two boys were like their mother in character, but Louise took after her father.
follow, succeed She followed her father into the legal profession. He succeeded his father as Professor of Botany.
inherit sth from She inherited the urge to travel from her father.
FATHER + NOUN figure Some of his students regard him as a father figure.
PHRASES a father of two, etc. Boland, a father of two, was arrested on charges of theft.
follow in your father's footsteps He followed in his father's footsteps and became a motor mechanic.
the death/loss of your father

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: like father , like son

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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