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Father
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Father as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 September 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 35 answers for the crossword clue 'Father', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Father a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Father as an answer itself some 117 times.

Father is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Monday, 13 September 2021 with the answer being PATER, but the most popular answer for this clue is DAD.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Father', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Father' and give you a hint.

  • (Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom
  • A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"
  • `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military
  • A person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization; "the tennis fathers ruled in her favor"; "the city fathers endorsed the proposal"
  • The founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers"
  • Make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
  • God when considered as the first person in the Trinity; "hear our prayers, Heavenly Father"
  • The head of an organized crime family
  • A person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Father'.

  • freath
  • hafter

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

DAD
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

DON
A European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov

GET
A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

POP
Music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love

PRE

4 Letters

ABBA

PAPA
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

PERE

SIRE
Male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse

5 Letters

BEGET
Make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

DADDY
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

PADRE
`Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military

PATER
An informal use of the Latin word for father; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously

6 Letters

CLERIC
A clergyman or other person in religious orders

CREATE
Bring into existence; "The company was created 25 years ago"; "He created a new movement in painting"

MOTHER
A woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"

OLDMAN
An informal term for your father

PARENT
An organism (plant or animal) from which younger ones are obtained

7 Letters

FOUNDER
A worker who makes metal castings

GENITOR
A natural father or mother

8 Letters

BEGETTER
A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"

BEGINNER
Someone new to a field or activity

ENGENDER
Call forth

GENERATE
Make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

RELATION
An abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

9 Letters

FATHERGOD

PATRIARCH
Title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)

10 Letters

BRINGFORTH
Bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"

FATHERHOOD
The status of a father

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

MALEPARENT
A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"

PROGENITOR
An ancestor in the direct line

12 Letters

CHURCHFATHER
(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

14 Letters

FOUNDINGFATHER
A person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country"

17 Letters

FATHEROFTHECHURCH
(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

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