pa

noun \ ˈpä , ˈpȯ \

Definition of pa

Examples of pa in a Sentence

  1. Pa, can I go out?

  2. I cherish my memories of the times that I went fishing with my pa.

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Origin and Etymology of pa

short for papa

pa Synonyms

Synonyms
dad, daddy, old man, father, papa (also poppa), pater [chiefly British], pop, sire
Related Words
paterfamilias, patriarch; father figure, father image; stepfather

1

Pa

abbreviation

Definition of Pa

1 pascal
2 Pennsylvania

2

Pa

symbol

Definition of Pa

protactinium

Other Chemical Engineering Terms


1

PA

noun \ (ˌ)pē-ˈā \

Definition of PA

First Known Use of pa

1970


2

PA

abbreviation

Definition of PA

1 Pennsylvania
2 chiefly British per annum
3 personal assistant
4 power amplifier
5 power of attorney
6 press agent
7 professional association
8 public address
9 purchasing agent

PA Defined for English Language Learners

pa

noun

Definition of pa for English Language Learners

  • : a person's father


PA

noun

Definition of PA for English Language Learners

  • : a machine with a microphone and speakers used for making announcements in a public place


PA Defined for Kids

pa

noun \ ˈpä , ˈpȯ \

Definition of pa for Students

:1father 1

Pa., PA

abbreviation

Definition of Pa. for Students

Pennsylvania

Medical Dictionary

Pa

symbol

medical Definition of Pa

protactinium

PA

noun \ ˌpē-ˈā \

medical Definition of PA


PA

abbreviation

medical Definition of PA

pernicious anemia


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