HyperDic: parent

English > 3 senses of the word parent:
NOUNperson parenta father or mother
Topsparentan organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained
VERBsocialparent, rear, raise, bring up, nurturebring up
parent > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > parent: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian.
Member offamily, family unitprimary social group
Narroweradoptive parent, adopterA person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child
empty nesterA parent whose children have grown up and left home
father, male parent, begetterA male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
filicideA parent who murders his own son or daughter
mother, female parentA woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
stepparentThe spouse of your parent by a subsequent marriage
BroadergenitorA natural father or mother
Oppositechild, kidA human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
Spanishpadre, padres, progenitor
Catalanpare, parent, pares
Adjectivesparentalrelating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
parentaldesignating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
Nounsparenthoodthe state of being a parent
Verbsparentbring up
English > parent: 3 senses > noun 2, Tops
MeaningAn organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained.
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
English > parent: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBring up.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrear, raise, bring up, nurture
Cause togrow upBecome an adult
NarrowercradleBring up from infancy
fledgefeed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
fosterBring up under fosterage
Spanishalimentar, criar, educar, formar, ser padre
Catalanalimentar, criar, educar, formar
Nounsparenta father or mother
parentagethe descendants of one individual
parentagethe kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
parentagethe state of being a parent

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