Synonyms of 'parent'
2 sourceDictionary, cause, authorHe is regarded as one of the parents of modern classical music.
This gave me a clue as to the source of the problem.
Smoking is the biggest preventable cause of death and disease.
the authors of the plan
We got to the root of the problem.
What is the origin of the word `honeymoon'?
the country's chief architect of economic reform
George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars films
the originator of the theory of relativity
Nature has always been the wellspring of her art.
Honour thy father and thy mother [Bible: Exodus]Parents love their children more than children love their parents [Auctoritates Aristotelis]Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them – A Woman of No Importance]The most difficult job in the world is not being President. It's being a parentParents ... are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfil the promise of their early years – A Buyer's Market]The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children
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Thesaurus for parent from the Collins English Thesaurus
Your parents are your mother and father.