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Synonyms for parent
ˈpɛər ənt, ˈpær-par·ent

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Wiktionary

  1. parentnoun

    Synonyms:
    progenitor

    Antonyms:
    child, offspring

  2. parentnoun

    Synonyms:
    mother

    Antonyms:
    child

Princeton's WordNet

  1. parentnoun

    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. parentverb

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

    Antonyms:
    child, kid

  3. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parentverb

    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

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. parentnoun

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

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

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How to use parent in a sentence?

  1. Harry Potter:

    From my point of view, I feel like my parents set a ridiculously high bar for me when I become a parent.

  2. Nicole McCleary:

    If you look at Mr. Robinson's op-ed, you can almost go through … his bulleted points and he's basically calling out parent by parent who spoke at the last meeting.

  3. Kenneth Shults:

    Our family has always owned and used firearms, no foster parent should have to forfeit their constitutional rights in order to be a foster parent.

  4. Kristen Spyker:

    It was parent after parent after parent saying' this happened to us,' they had been so embarrassed to talk about it, but they felt freer when I said it happened to us.

  5. Ben Bernanke:

    The Fed does not regulate Pimco or its parent or any other firm that is affiliated with it.


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