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Father

Spanish
English

padre
NM
father
N

father in law
N

suegro
NM
father-in-law
N

indulgent father
N

NM
padre
N
Informal father



Father's Day

día del padre
Father's Day

Like father like son.
ID

De tal palo, tal astilla.
ID
Like father, like son.
ID

Like father, like son.
ID


to father
V

servir de padre a
V
to father
V

bad father
N

indulgent father
N

NM
padre
pa
N
father

padre
NM
N
father

NM
padre
dad
N
father

papá
NM
padre
N
father

papa
NM
padre
N
father

papá
NM
padre
papa
N
father

papá
NM
padre
N
father

papá
NM
padre
pa
N
informal, father

huérfano de padre
ADJ




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English Definitions

father
N
a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
father
N
the founder of a family
N
`Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military
Father
N
(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom
father
N
a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization
Father
N
God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
father
N
a person who founds or establishes some institution
father
N
the head of an organized crime family
father
V
make children
Father Brown
N
a Catholic priest who was the hero of detective stories by G. K. Chesterton
Father Christmas
N
the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
father figure
N
a man who takes over all the functions of the real father
Father of Radio
N
United States electrical engineer who in 1907 patented the first triode vacuum tube, which made it possible to detect and amplify radio waves (1873-1961)
Father of the Church
N
(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom
Father of the Submarine
N
American inventor who in 1775 designed a man-propelled submarine that was ineffectual but subsequently earned him recognition as a submarine pioneer (1742-1824)
father surrogate
N
a man who takes over all the functions of the real father
Father's Day
N
US: third Sunday in June
father-figure
N
a man (often a powerful or influential man) who arouses emotions usually felt for your real father and with whom you identify psychologically
Father-God
N
God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
father-in-law
N
the father of your spouse
fatherhood
N
the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
N
God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
fatherhood
N
the status of a religious leader
fatherhood
N
the status of a father
fatherland
N
the country where you were born
fatherless
having no living father
fatherless
not having a known or legally responsible father
like or befitting a father or fatherhood; kind and protective
N
the benignity and protectiveness of or befitting a father
fatherly
like or befitting a father or fatherhood; kind and protective
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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