Definition of Parent. Meaning of Parent. Synonyms of Parent

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Definition of Parent

Parent
Parent Par"ent, n. [L. parens, -entis; akin to parere to bring forth; cf. Gr. ? to give, beget: cf. F. parent. Cf. Part.] 1. One who begets, or brings forth, offspring; a father or a mother. Children, obey your parents in the Lord. --Eph. vi. 1. 2. That which produces; cause; source; author; begetter; as, idleness is the parent of vice. Regular industry is the parent of sobriety. --Channing. Parent cell. (Biol.) See Mother cell, under Mother, also Cytula. Parent nucleus (Biol.), a nucleus which, in cell division, divides, and gives rise to two or more daughter nuclei. See Karyokinesis, and Cell division, under Division.

Meaning of Parent from wikipedia

- A parent is a caregiver of the offspring in their own species. In humans, a parent is the caretaker of a child (where "child" refers to offspring, not...
- Parenting or child rearing is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy...
- A parent company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operation by influencing or electing its board of...
- A parent-in-law is a person who has a legal affinity with another by being the parent of the other's spouse. Many cultures and legal systems impose duties...
- In the IUPAC nomenclature of chemistry, a parent structure, parent compound, parent name, or simply parent is the denotation for a compound consisting...
- Parent Trap may refer to: The Parent Trap (film series) The Parent Trap (1961 film), starring Hayley Mills, the first film in the series "The Parent Trap"...
- A parenting style is a psychological construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing. The quality of parenting can...
- col surrounding the peak) is a unique point on this contour line and the parent peak is some higher mountain, selected according to various criteria. The...
- The Parent Trap is a 1998 American romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer. It is a...
- single parent is a person who lives with a child or children and who does not have a spouse or live-in partner. Reasons for becoming a single parent include...
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