Examples of founding father in a Sentence
a tribute to Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and the other Founding Fathers
Theodor Herzl is often credited as the founding father of modern Zionism.
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The learning center's theme is international, a nod to the university's founding fathers, the Brothers of Christian Instruction's, mission focus.
Heroes including founding father Sam Adams were the first to protest taxation without representation here at Boston's Faneuil Hall.
At the start of the episode, we're shown a statue of the founding father of Riverdale, General Augustus Pickens, in a local park.
Arafat was not only a Palestinian leader, but a kind of founding father of the Palestinian nation.
That’s when Orlando City should pay tribute to one of its founding fathers.
The group included Trout, a former trainer at the Ocean Reef Club and Navy’s marine mammal program, and Ric O’Barry, Flipper’s former trainer and largely considered the founding father of the movement.
After a few words from America's most illustrious founding father, all heads turn (some more smoothly than others) to our current commander-in-chief as the spotlight shines on his familiar visage.
It has been ruled by the People's Action Party (PAP) since independence in 1965 and the current prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, is the son of the country's founding father Lee Kuan Yew.
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founding father Synonyms
Synonymsauthor, begetter, creator, establisher, founder, father, generator, inaugurator, initiator, instituter (or institutor), originator, sire
Related Wordscocreator, cofounder; conceiver, contriver, designer, deviser, formulator, innovator, introducer, inventor, spawner; builder, maker, producer; developer, pioneer, researcher, researchist; organizer, promoter; encourager, galvanizer, inspiration, inspirer
Near Antonymsdisciple, follower, pupil, student, supporter
FOUNDING FATHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of founding father for English Language Learners
: a person who helps to create or establish something : a person who founds something
: a man who had an important part in creating the government of the U.S.; specifically : a member of the American Constitutional Convention of 1787
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