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Main Entry: 1fa·ther
Pronunciation: fäth-r, fth-
Function: noun 1 a: a male parent bcapitalized: GOD 1 ccapitalized: the first person of the Christian Trinity 2: ANCESTOR 1 3: one who cares for another as a father might 4: a person who invents or begins something <the father of modern science> 5: PRIEST -- used especially as a title - fa·ther·hood /-hd/ noun - fa·ther·less /-ls/ adjective