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parents

noun
plural of parent

Synonyms of parents

(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who brings forth and raises a child
  • The couple recently became parents for the first time.
  • She grew up in a single parent household.

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parents

verb
present tense third-person singular of parent

Synonyms of parents (Entry 2 of 2)

to bring forth and raise to maturity through care and education
  • They expertly parent their second child using all the lessons learned from raising their first.

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“Parents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parents. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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