Definition of father:

part of speech: noun

A male parent; an ancestor or forether; a contiriver or originator; a title of respect; an ecclesiastical writer of the early centuries; the first Person of the Trinity; the eldest member of any profession, or of any body; as, father of the bar, the oldest barrister; father of the church, the clergyman who has longest held office; father of the House of Representatives, the mebmer who has been longest in the HOUSE.

part of speech: verb

To adopt.

part of speech: noun

A male parent; ancestor; originator; early writer of the Church; first Person of the Trinity.

part of speech: noun

A male perent or ancestor; one who stands in the relation of a father; an originator or founder; the official title of a dignitary, priest, or confessor of the Roman Catholic Church; the senior member of any class, profession, or body; a religious writer of the Early Christian Church.

part of speech: verb

To adopt as a son or daughter; to assume authorship of or accept responsibility for; as, to father a bill in Congress: Father, the Creator; God.

Usage examples for father:

  • " We must see about father "The Master Mystery", Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey.
  • " Come in," said my father "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill.
  • Her father is with her! "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  • Suppose they should find that, father "The Professor's Mystery", Wells Hastings Brian Hooker.

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