Definitions English

  • A male person whose sperm unites with an egg, resulting in the conception of a child.
  • A man who adopts a child.
  • A man who raises a child.
  • A male parent of an animal.
  • A male ancestor.
  • A man who creates, originates, or founds something: Chaucer is considered the father of English poetry.
  • An early form; a prototype.
  • Christianity God.
  • Christianity The first person of the Christian Trinity.
  • An elderly or venerable man. Used as a title of respect.
  • A member of the senate in ancient Rome.
  • One of the leading men, as of a city: the town fathers.
  • A church father.
  • A priest or clergyman in the Roman Catholic or Anglican churches.
  • Used as a title and form of address with or without the clergyman's name.
  • To procreate (offspring) as the male parent.
  • To act or serve as a father to (a child).
  • To create, found, or originate.
  • To acknowledge responsibility for.
  • To attribute the paternity, creation, or origin of.
  • To assign falsely or unjustly; foist.
  • To act or serve as a father.