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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. parent(n)

    Synonyms:
    father, mother, begetter, author, originator, source

    Associated words:
    parental, parricide, foster, filiation, prepotent, prepotency

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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How to use parent in a sentence?

  1. Casey Neistat:

    That kind of entrepreneurial thinking… that kind of innovator’s thinking, just doesn’t really mesh necessarily with a larger entity like a [CNN parent company] Turner, that was where a lot of the struggles came from.

  2. Lee Raby:

    Mental health is also important, and then a new direction of the study is going to the origins of physical health problems. We know that stress is not good for health, and that stress early in life in the form of not-optimal parent-child relationship may have these kinds of long-term effects on biological health. Those are all unanswered questions.

  3. Damion Martins:

    The athletic trainer becomes the reference, the point person between the athlete and the parent, they're there day-to-day. When the athlete complains of symptoms the athletic trainer needs to identify those and see a physician.

  4. Irini Kolaitis:

    A parent knows their child better than any member of the health care team does, stands by their bedside and plays an active role in their child’s health care delivery throughout their hospitalization and after discharge, and often has a sense when something is not right, for these reasons, any perceived error that a parent reports noting in the care of their child must be taken seriously.

  5. Scott Sheppard:

    In the Solar System's youth, the Sun was surrounded by a rotating disk of gas and dust from which the planets were born. It is believed that a similar gas-and-dust disk surrounded Saturn during its formation, the fact that these newly discovered moons were able to continue orbiting Saturn after their parent moons broke apart indicates that these collisions occurred after the planet formation process was mostly complete and the disks were no longer a factor.


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