Definitions of parent

  1. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One who begets, or brings forth, offspring; a father or a mother. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. That which produces; cause; source; author; begetter; as, idleness is the parent of vice. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A father or mother; the source of anything; that which causes; occasion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. One who begots or brings forth: a father or mother: that which produces, a cause. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A father or a mother. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A father or a mother; a producer; cause; occasion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A father or mother; that which produces; source. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for parent

  1. God permitted me to be the parent of my child's mind. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  2. But Fanny begged him to get down, the poor parent birds were so distressed. – Frank and Fanny by Mrs. Clara Moreton