Definitions For Father


  • God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
  • (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
  • The head of an organized crime family
  • A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
  • 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 founder of a family
  • A person who founds or establishes some institution
  • A male parent
  • A man who is thought of as being like a father
  • A person who was in someone's family in past times


  • Make (offspring) by reproduction
  • To become the father of (a child) : to make a woman pregnant so that she gives birth to (a child)
  • To invent, create, or produce (something)

Is Father a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Father is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Father in a Sentence

  • He became a father when he was 30.
  • He's the father of three small children.
  • He has been like a father to me.
  • He was praised for fathering a plan to improve the city's schools.
  • Paul Revere somehow found room in his small house for the large family he had fathered.

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