father

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Definizione monolingua father


father


Verb

father (third-person singular simple present fathers, present participle fathering, simple past and past participle fathered)


  1. To be a father to; to sire.
    • 1592, William Shakespeare, 1 Henry VI v 4
      Well, go to; well have no bastards live; Especially since Charles must father it.
  2. (figuratively) To give rise to.
    • 1610 — William Shakespeare, Cymbeline ii 2
      Cowards father cowards and base things sire base.
  3. To act as a father; to support and nurture.
    • 1610 — William Shakespeare, Cymbeline iv 2
      Ay, good youth! And rather father thee than master thee.
Noun

father (plural fathers)


  1. A male who sires (and often raises) a child.
    My father was a strong influence on me.
  2. A term of address for an elderly man.
    Come, father; you can sit here.
  3. A person who plays the role of a father in some way.
    My brother was a father to me after my parents got divorced.
    The child is father to the man.
  4. The founder of a discipline or science.
    Albert Einstein is the father of modern physics.


Definizione italiano>inglese father



Traduzione 'veloce'


padre |babbo |papà |fondatore |padrino |genitori |madre |patre |prete |sacerdote |signore |suocero |zio |

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