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Synonyms for progenitor
proʊˈdʒɛn ɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. progenitor, primogenitor(noun)

    an ancestor in the direct line

    Synonyms:
    primogenitor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. progenitor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ancestor, forefather

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ancestor, strains, ancestral, parent, forerunner

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. progenitor

    Synonyms:
    Precursor, see there

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How to use progenitor in a sentence?

  1. Kaustubh Rajwade:

    Until now, only one other repeating FRB was known to show such a pattern in its bursting activity, finding such a pattern reveals important clues as to what could [ be ] the progenitor of FRBs. A periodicity tell us that the object that is producing FRBs is probably in an orbit with another astrophysical body.

  2. Daniel Perley:

    The properties of the Cow strain nearly all models we have tried to devise to explain it, whatever it is, it must involve some form of energetic and very fast explosion interacting with an extremely dense shell of material very close to the explosion progenitor.


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  • předchůdce, předek, praotec, zakladatelCzech
  • Ahn, Vorfahr, Vorfahre, Stammvater, Erzeugerin, Vorläufer, ErzeugerGerman
  • πρόγονος, πατριάρχης, γεννήτοραςGreek
  • progenitorSpanish
  • فرزندانPersian
  • isä, kantaisä, edeltäjä, esi-isäFinnish
  • sinsearIrish
  • neach-stèidheachaidh, gineadair, ro-theachdaireScottish Gaelic
  • 先祖Japanese
  • uretū, tipunaMāori
  • voorvader, patriarch, voorouder, stamvader, grondlegger, voorafbeelding, stamvorm, stichter, voorloperDutch
  • pomysłodawca, prekursor, przodek, poprzednikPolish
  • predecesor, precursor, străbun, strămoșRomanian
  • прародитель, предшественник, предок, создатель, предтеча, основательRussian
  • прародитељ, творац, претеча, оснивачSerbo-Croatian
  • öncü, ata, cet, dede, üreticiTurkish
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