father, male parent, begetter(noun)
a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
"his father was born in Atlanta"
forefather, father, sire(noun)
the founder of a family
"keep the faith of our forefathers"
`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
Church Father, Father of the Church, Father(noun)
(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
"the tennis fathers ruled in her favor"; "the city fathers endorsed the proposal"
Father, Father-God, Fatherhood(noun)
God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
"hear our prayers, Heavenly Father"
founder, beginner, founding father, father(noun)
a person who founds or establishes some institution
"George Washington is the father of his country"
the head of an organized crime family
beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth(verb)
"Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
take, cause, make, mystify, experience, develop, draw, have, become, sustain, receive, scram, amaze, stimulate, sire, drive, engender, go, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, spawn, beat, return, set about, get down, incur, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, fuss, start, arrest, fetch, give, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, buzz off, catch, let, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, generate, breed, capture, find, baffle, produce, start out, pose, vex, aim, perplex, stupefy, gravel, begin, render, commence, arrive, set out, convey, acquire, come, pay off, bugger off, overprotect, yield, nonplus
God, the father of Creation
My father was a strong influence on me.
A title given to priests.
Father Thomas was a good priest.
I will only do what Father asks.
One of the triune gods of the Horned God in Wicca alongside the Master and Sage and representing a man; younger than a Sage and older than a Master
Albert Einstein is the father of modern physics.
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Whoever in prayer can say, "Our Father," acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind.
For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time, each eager to help the other to his side, but neither quite able to desert the loyalties of his contemporaries. The relationship is always changing and hence always fragile nothing endures except the sense of difference.
I remember what her father was like, and I think she would be the same. He controlled the media and was extremely corrupt.
He was a great leader here in our organization. He inspired people every day -- an incredible friend, a great father, a brother, a husband, a partner, we have really suffered a tremendous loss today, and the world is a little bit worse for him being gone.
When there aren’t any paternal or father figures in homes, the gangs move into that void, it’s a very complicated and prevalent problem.
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