Synonyms of parent


1. parent, genitor

usage: a 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

2. parent, organism, being

usage: an organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained


1. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent

usage: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"

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