parent (plural parents)

  1. One of the two persons from whom one is immediately biologically descended; a mother or father.
  2. A person who acts as a parent in rearing a child. (adoptive parent, foster parent)
  3. (biology) An organism from which a plant or animal is immediately biologically descended.
  4. The source or origin of something.
  5. A group from which another group is formed, or which completely controls a subordinate group. (parent company)
  6. In object oriented computer programming, the object from which a child or derived object is decended The child object inherits methods and data fields from the parent.


  1. (person who whom one is descended): father, mother, progenitor


  1. (person who whom one is descended): [[child]], [[offspring]]

6 letters in word "parent": A E N P R T.

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Words found within parent:

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