parent

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parent is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
parent

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
parent

Plural
parents

  1. The parents of a person or animal are its father and mother.
    Children may only enter the pool with a parent or guardian.

Verb[change]

Plain form
parent

Third-person singular
parents

Past tense
parented

Past participle
parented

Present participle
parenting

  1. To act as parent, to raise or rear.


Members of a family (edit)

parent: father - mother | spouse: husband - wife | child: son - daughter | sibling: brother - sister | uncle | aunt | nephew - niece | cousin | grandparent: grandfather - grandmother | grandchild: grandson - granddaughter