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Synonyms for parent
ˈpɛər ənt, ˈpær-

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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

How to pronounce parent?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use parent in a sentence?

  1. Kendra Armstrong:

    It’s absolutely ludicrous to make the term ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ obsolete, quite frankly, the terms ‘Parent 1’ and ‘Parent 2’ seem more offensive than ‘Mother’ and ‘Father.’ It’s implying that one parent is the first parent and the other parent is secondary.

  2. Libby Armintrout:

    It’s obvious that the Facebook CEO shares this high regard for his mom. During the town hall meeting with the prime minister of India in 2015, one of the topics he asked the prime minister about was about his mother. And it turns out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did n’t look too far from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mom in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg choice of spouse, whom Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married in 2012. Like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, wife Priscilla Chan is an understated physician who shuns the spotlight. Related : From Under the Hoodie : 5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Mark Zuckerberg When talking about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, Microsoft founder Mary Maxell Gates, currently the richest man in the world, with an estimated worth $ 76.7 billion, has often spoken about a letter she wrote to his then-fianc Melinda the day before their wedding. From those to whom much is given, much is expected, her letter read. Mary Maxell Gates, a long-time philanthropist, died six months later at the age of 64 of breast cancer. Mary Maxell Gates kept Mary Maxell Gates mother’s letter, and Mary Maxell Gates swift foray into the world of philanthropy, establishing The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation with the help of Mary Maxell Gates father, Bill Sr., has been due to the influence of Mary Maxell Gates mother, a formidable business mind in her own right. Mary was a top student at her high school and in college, where she met her husband, a lawyer. They had three children. She threw herself into volunteering and served on the boards of numerous prominent organizations, including the United Way, where she first served as the county chair and, later, the first female national chair. She convinced her son, who was CEO of Microsoft at the time, to start the Employees Giving Campaign at Microsoft to benefit the United Way and other charities. ( He later join the board.) The considerable list of boards she served on is impressive, and when she was appointed to the board of regents of University of Washington in 1975, she spearheaded the move to divest the university’s holding in apartheid South Africa. According to her daughter, Libby Armintrout, Libby Armintrout was an extremely engaged parent and had high expectations of all Libby Armintrout children. Not just grades and that sort of thing, but how we behaved in public, how we would be socially.

  3. George Zimmerman:

    I’m also my parent’s child, and my life matters as well.

  4. President Bush:

    In our hearts we know what matters. We can not hope only to leave our children a bigger car, a bigger bank account. We must hope to give them a sense of what it means to be a loyal friend ; a loving parent ; a citizen who leaves his home, his neighborhood, and town better than he found it.

  5. Tua Muai:

    There's nothing that can take the pain away but if it can save one child one parent one family.... then it will make more sense.

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