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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. Joseph Burgo:

    It's often a parent who feels that he or she has not achieved what she wanted in her own life, what (on) some level feels like a failure.

  2. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree:

    No parent wants to bury their child before them. And here we are on Mothers' Day. It's a tragedy for all America.

  3. Wendy Young:

    The normal rule is that with these unaccompanied kids, if they don't have a relative that they can be released to, if they didn't arrive with a parent, then they are placed into federal foster care.

  4. Alexandra Hamlet:

    A kid might think,' If a parent is posting things without my consent, can I trust them with secrets or things I'm proud of ?'.

  5. Donald Trump:

    You may have great ideas about what it means to be a parent, but you have no idea what it means to bear the responsibility once you have children. This is the same situation.


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