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Synonyms for patriarch
ˈpeɪ triˌɑrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patriarch(noun)

    title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)

    Synonyms:
    paterfamilias

  2. patriarch, paterfamilias(noun)

    the male head of family or tribe

    Synonyms:
    paterfamilias

  3. patriarch(noun)

    any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race

    Synonyms:
    paterfamilias

  4. patriarch(noun)

    a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself

    Synonyms:
    paterfamilias

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    patriarchate, patriarchy

How to pronounce patriarch?

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

How to say patriarch in sign language?

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How to use patriarch in a sentence?

  1. Deacon Andrei Kuraev:

    There's an attempt by Patriarch Kirill to offer himself to the state and to the Kremlin as a faithful pillar, a faithful ally. There is an illusion in the Kremlin that they can use this ally to promote the correct electoral behavior, i am against this political union.

  2. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    Perpetually restless, Thomas Wolfe was “without a home — a vagabond since [he] was seven” and seeking out where he belonged physically (i.e. in Asheville, his home or Harvard) as well as intellectually. This concept that he was indeed without a father led him to gain greater understanding, eventually realizing that his search for a patriarch was not merely a “father in the flesh,” but a substitution for God, a guiding light, and an alluring source of inspiration.

  3. Petros Vasiliadis:

    The patriarch and the pope share radical ideas and both have the burning desire to move a step forward towards the rapprochement of the two Churches.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    My husband Paul and our entire family are devastated by the loss of our patriarch, my beloved brother, Thomas D'Alesandro III, tommy was the finest public servant I have ever known.

  5. Antonio Mazzitelli:

    He is the patriarch.


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