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How to Pronounce father?

Correct pronunciation for the word "father" is [fˈɑːðə], [fˈɑːðə], [f_ˈɑː_ð_ə].

Definition of father

  1. A male parent; a forefather; an appellation of respect to an old man; one who exercises paternal care over another; a contriver or originator; the first person in the Trinity; the title given to dignitaries of the Church, superiors of convents, and to Roman Catholic confessors; the senior member of a profession.
  2. To adopt; to profess to be the author of; to ascribe or charge to one as his offspring or production. Adoptive father, he who adopts the children of another and acknowledges them as his own. Putative father, the supposed father. Fathers of the Church, the ecclesiastical writers of the first centuries. Conscript fathers, the senators of Rome.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for father?

What is the present tense of Father?

  • The personal forms of the verb "father" in present tense are:

  • - I father

  • - You father

  • - He fathers

  • - She fathers

  • - It fathers

  • - We father

  • - They father
  • What is the past tense of Father?

  • The personal forms of the verb "father" in past tense are:

  • 1. I fathered

  • 2. You fathered

  • 3. He fathered

  • 4. She fathered

  • 5. It fathered

  • 6. We fathered

  • 7. You fathered

  • 8. They fathered
  • What is the adverb for father?

    The adverb form for the word "father" is "fatherly".

    What is the adjective for father?

    The adjective form of the word "father" is "paternal".

    Usage over time for father:

    This graph shows how "father" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of father?

    The plural of the "father" can be the "fathers".

    What is the singular form of father?

    The singular of the "father" can be the "father".

    Synonyms for Father:


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