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Synonyms for parent
ˈpɛər ənt, ˈpær-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parent(noun)

    a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian

    Antonyms:
    kid, child

  2. parent(verb)

    an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

    Antonyms:
    child, kid

  3. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent(verb)

    bring up

    "raise a family"; "bring up children"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, rise, arouse, put forward, leaven, set up, upgrade, boot, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, enkindle, put up, heighten, stir, refer, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, fire, farm, cite, grow, bring up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, advert, promote, nourish, prove, erect, raise, name, call down, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, mention, reboot, evoke, rear, foster, sustain, rise up, enhance

    Antonyms:
    kid, child

Wiktionary

  1. parent(noun)

    Synonyms:
    progenitor

    Antonyms:
    child, offspring

  2. parent(noun)

    Synonyms:
    mother

    Antonyms:
    child

How to pronounce parent?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say parent in sign language?

  1. parent

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