Definition of Fathers

1. Noun. (plural of father) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of father) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fathers

1. father [v] - See also: father

Medical Definition of Fathers

1. Male parents, human or animal. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fathers

fatherhood
fatherhoods
fathering
fatherland
fatherlands
fatherlasher
fatherlashers
fatherless
fatherlessness
fatherlike
fatherliness
fatherlinesses
fatherly
fathers (current term)
fathers-in-law
fathers-to-be
fathers of chapel
fathership
fatherships
fathom
fathomable
fathomed
fathomer
fathomers
fathometer
fathoming
fathomless
fathomlessly

Literary usage of Fathers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"But he is also regarded by the early fathers, such as Hegesippus, ... Hence the expression "the fathers" comes naturally to be applied to the holy bishops ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Canad M 45:26-30 My '15 fathers Finding a family. Mrs. AEP Searing. il Delin 86:11 Ap '15 Giving father his due. Lit Digest 51:1210-11 D 4 '15 Husbands and ..."

3. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine (1909)
"... the Holy fathers CONSIDER now the lively examples of the holy fathers, in whom shone forth real perfectness and religion, and thou shalt see how little, ..."

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