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a first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

to be the biological father of

Synonyms for father

a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)

the founder of a family

'Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church)

(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine

a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization

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God when considered as the first person in the Trinity

a person who founds or establishes some institution

the head of an organized crime family

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I don't believe any of you suffer as I do," cried Amy, "for you don't have to go to school with impertinent girls, who plague you if you don't know your lessons, and laugh at your dresses, and label your father if he isn't rich, and insult you when your nose isn't nice.
Except when the father was at home, the Harling house was never quiet.
Weston had scarcely finished his explanation of Frank's being a day before his time, and her father was yet in the midst of his very civil welcome and congratulations, when she appeared, to have her share of surprize, introduction, and pleasure.
He was sitting moodily among the suitors thinking about his brave father, and how he would send them flying out of the house, if he were to come to his own again and be honoured as in days gone by.
Linton was very reluctant to be roused from his bed at five o'clock, and astonished to be informed that he must prepare for further travelling; but I softened off the matter by stating that he was going to spend some time with his father, Mr.
The grand-vizir himself was the father of two daughters, of whom the elder was called Scheherazade, and the younger Dinarzade.
The first person I met was her father, who addressed me in the language that all over Barbary and even in Constantinople is the medium between captives and Moors, and is neither Morisco nor Castilian, nor of any other nation, but a mixture of all languages, by means of which we can all understand one another.
SHORTLY after breakfast, at which he assisted with a highly tragical countenance, John sought his father where he sat, presumably in religious meditation, on the Sabbath mornings.
The good Captain Leclere is dead, father, and it is probable that, with the aid of M.
UP to the age of fourteen, when my father died, my childhood was the happiest period of my life.
One day, in the sick chamber of Father Ephraim, who had been forty years the presiding elder over the Shaker settlement at Goshen, there was an assemblage of several of the chief men of the sect.
One Evening in December as my Father, my Mother and myself, were arranged in social converse round our Fireside, we were on a sudden greatly astonished, by hearing a violent knocking on the outward door of our rustic Cot.
Come in, my reverend father," said Mazarin, after a last look at the ruelle, "come in and console me.
asked her father, ironically, in a tone of voice which made the mother quail.
Oh, father,' cried Tom, 'I will take care of that; the cart shall be in the wood by the time you want it.