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Synonyms for forefather
ˈfɔrˌfɑ ðər, ˈfoʊr-fore·fa·ther

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. forefather, father, sirenoun

    the founder of a family

    "keep the faith of our forefathers"

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

  2. forefathernoun

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

    "our forefathers brought forth a great nation"

    sire, father

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. forefathernoun

    progenitor, ancestor, father, foregoer

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  1. forefathernoun

    ancestor, progenitor, forbear

  2. forefathernoun

    ancestry, lineage, progenitors, forbears

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