1. [ noun ] a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
Related terms: child genitor mother father stepparent empty_nester adopter family
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2868
3. [ verb ] bring up
Synonyms: raise rear bring_up nurture

"raise a family" "bring up children"

Related terms: fledge cradle foster lineage breeding raising grow_up
Similar spelling:   Parrent