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forefather

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  1. a person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent our forefathers bought this farm, and our family has worked it for three generations Synonyms of forefather father, forebear (also forbear), forebearer, ancestor, grandfather, primogenitor, progenitorWords Related to forefather antecessor, predecessor [archaic]; ancestress, foremother, grandmother, matriarch; grandsire [archaic], patriarch, sire [archaic]; ancestry, antecedents, rootsNear Antonyms of forefather children, family, issue, lineage, offspring, posterity, progeny, seed, stock; daughter, heir, inheritor, scion, son, successorAntonyms of forefather descendant (also descendent)



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