Synonyms and Antonyms of forebear
a person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent his forebears came to America on the Mayflower Synonyms of forebear father, ancestor (also forbear), forebearer, forefather, grandfather, primogenitor, progenitorWords Related to forebear antecessor, predecessor [archaic]; ancestress, foremother, grandmother, matriarch; grandsire [archaic], patriarch, sire [archaic]; ancestry, antecedents, rootsNear Antonyms of forebear children, family, issue, lineage, offspring, posterity, progeny, seed, stock; daughter, heir, inheritor, scion, son, successorAntonyms of forebear descendant (also descendent)
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