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Synonyms for father

Synonyms for father

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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GALEA Ben Happy Fathers Day, it is so fun when you come up on the Xbox
Love Leah and Ben xxx Christian Deeley Daddy Happy daddy's day to our daddy love your two little monkeys, Fergus and Finn x Clennell Ronnie Happy fathers day dad we miss you so much, lots of love always Demi and Jordan xx Clennell Ronnie Happy fathers day grandad we miss you always love Kaycee, Ruby, Kylan, Aura & Ronnie-Mae xxxxx Coles William Happy Fathers day Dad / Grandad thank you for all you do Love always & Forever Mandy, Scott, George & Billy xxxx Cooper Gary Ronald Happy Fathers Day to the bestest daddy.
LoVE MEGan anD JaCK XXXX Holdroyd Brian Happy fathers day love from Sharon, Shaun and Steven xxx holdroyd brian happy fathers day granddad love from Kirsty xxx holdroyd shaun wishing my godfather a happy fathers day, love from Kirsty xxx hollocks reg Happy father's day uncle all my little love from Lewis xx Holmes Chris happy fathers day to our bestfriend and dad.
Identifying a "good" or "bad" father empirically is challenging.
Some may even see in the father a call to become more like the one who welcomes the sinner.
In the fall of 2005, PBS broadcast the documentary Breaking the Silence: The Children's Stories, which profiled several children placed in the custody of allegedly abusive fathers and presented these cases as representative of the system's failure.
My father did criticize Israel, and did so in harsh terms.
I didn't want to live in the legacy of what my father was doing,' says Gandhi.
We do not change the boundaries marked out by the Fathers.
Q: Do you and your father have nicknames for each other?
My father gave me life and I respected him for that.
35) was ever a teenage girl with an absent (or distant) father.