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Synonyms of forefather

Noun


1. forefather, father, sire, ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, root

usage: the founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers"

2. forefather, predecessor

usage: person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group; "our forefathers brought forth a great nation"

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