Examples of pater in a Sentence
Pater had promised to pay for military school after third form.
Recent Examples of pater from the Web
For example, the p sound frequently changes to f, and the t sound to th—suggesting that the Latin word pater is, well, the father of the English word father.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pater.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of pater
Learn More about pater
Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for pater
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up pater? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).