parent

  • 1 parent — parent, ente [ parɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] n. et adj. • Xe; lat. parens, entis A ♦ Plur. LES PARENTS. 1 ♦ Le père et la mère. ⇒ procréateur; plaisant géniteur (cf. pop. Les vieux). La relation parents enfants. Parents indignes, dénaturés …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Parent — ist ein Familienname. Bekannte Namensträger Antoine Parent (1666–1716), französischer Mathematiker Bernie Parent (* 1945), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Georges Parent (Politiker) (1879–1942), kanadischer Anwalt und Politiker Georges Parent… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 parent — par·ent n 1 a: a person who begets or brings forth offspring; esp: the natural parents of a child born of their marriage ◇ The biological father of an illegitimate child is usu. not considered the child s parent absent a judicial determination of …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 parent — par‧ent [ˈpeərənt ǁ ˈper ] also ˈparent ˌcompany noun [countable] FINANCE if one company is the parent of another, it owns at least half the shares in the other company, and has control over it: • The Minneapolis based parent of investment firm… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 parent — PARENT, [par]ente. Qui est de mesme famille, qui est de mesme sang, qui touche de consanguinité à quelqu un. Parent paternel. parent maternel. parent au troisiesme degré. c est mon parent. il est mon parent. de quel costé estes vous parents? ils… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 parent — par ent (p[^a]r ent or p[=a]r ent; 277), n. [L. parens, entis; akin to parere to bring forth; cf. Gr. porei^n to give, beget: cf. F. parent. Cf. {Part}.] 1. One who begets, or brings forth, offspring; a father or a mother. [1913 Webster] Children …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 parent — [per′ənt, par′ənt] n. [OFr < L parens, parent, orig. prp. of parere, to beget: see PAROUS] 1. a mother or father 2. a progenitor or ancestor 3. any animal, organism, or plant in relation to its offspring 4. anything from which other things are …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Parent — Nom de famille très répandu. Les dictionnaires expliquent qu en ancien français et en ancien catalan le mot signifiait père , d où le surnom, permettant sans doute au départ de distinguer le père du fils sur les registres. A noter que Parent est… …

    Noms de famille

  • 9 parent — ► NOUN 1) a father or mother. 2) an animal or plant from which younger ones are derived. 3) an organization or company which owns or controls a number of subsidiaries. 4) archaic a forefather or ancestor. ► VERB ▪ be or act as a parent to.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 parent — [n] person, source of product ancestor, architect, author, begetter, cause, center, creator, father, folks, forerunner, fountainhead, guardian, mother, origin, originator, procreator, progenitor, prototype, root, source, wellspring; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 Parent — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Parent », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Parent : Terme relatif à la famille.… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 12 Parent — A parent is a father or mother; one who sires or gives birth to and/or nurtures and raises an offspring. The different role of parents varies throughout the tree of life, and is especially complex in human culture. Mother A mother is the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 parent — (pa ran) s. m. 1°   Au pl. Le père et la mère, collectivement (c est la signification étymologique et propre). Un enfant doit obéir à ses parents. •   Hélène à ses parents dans Sparte dérobée, RAC. Phèdre, I, 1. •   Je suis, dit on, un orphelin …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 parent — parentless, adj. parentlike, adj. /pair euhnt, par /, n. 1. a father or a mother. 2. an ancestor, precursor, or progenitor. 3. a source, origin, or cause. 4. a protector or guardian. 5. Biol. any organism that produces or generates another. 6.… …

    Universalium

  • 15 parent — [[t]pe͟ərənt[/t]] ♦ parents 1) N COUNT: usu pl Your parents are your mother and father. → See also foster parent, , single parent Children need their parents... This is where a lot of parents go wrong... When you become a parent the things you… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 PARENT — ENTE Celui, celle qui est de même famille, qui est de même sang, qui touche par consanguinité à quelqu un. Parent paternel, maternel. Parents au troisième degré. C est mon parent. Il est de mes parents. De quel côté êtes vous parents ? Il est mon …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 parent — par|ent W1S1 [ˈpeərənt US ˈper ] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: Latin, present participle of parere to give birth to ] 1.) the father or mother of a person or animal ▪ Children under fourteen should be accompanied by a parent. ▪ The… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 parent — 1. noun you ll need the signed consent of a parent Syn: mother, father, birth/biological parent, progenitor; adoptive parent, foster parent, step parent, guardian; literary begetter 2. verb those who parent young children Syn: raise, bring up,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 parent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin parent , parens; akin to Latin parere to give birth to Date: 15th century 1. a. one that begets or brings forth offspring b. a person who brings up and cares for another 2. a. an… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 parent — {{11}}parent (n.) late 12c., from O.Fr. parent (11c.), from L. parentem (nom. parens) father or mother, ancestor, noun use of prp. of parere bring forth, give birth to, produce, from PIE root *per to bring forth (see PARE (Cf. pare)). Began to… …

    Etymology dictionary


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