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Synonyms for forefather
ˈfɔrˌfɑ ðər, ˈfoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forefather, father, sire(noun)

    the founder of a family

    "keep the faith of our forefathers"

    Synonyms:
    father, founding father, founder, sire, beginner, don, begetter, male parent

  2. forefather(noun)

    person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group

    "our forefathers brought forth a great nation"

    Synonyms:
    sire, father

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forefather(n.)

    Synonyms:
    progenitor, ancestor, father, foregoer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. forefather(n)

    Synonyms:
    ancestor, progenitor, forbear

  2. forefather(n. pl)

    Synonyms:
    ancestry, lineage, progenitors, forbears

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