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Definition of father verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    father

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈfɑðər//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they father
     
    he / she / it fathers
     
    past simple fathered
     
    -ing form fathering
     
     
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  1. 1 father somebody to become the father of a child by making a woman pregnant He fathered 3 children with his first wife and 2 with his second wife.
  2. 2father something to create new ideas or a new way of doing something
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