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verb as in sire

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He was eventually advised by one bank that he had fathered too many children locally and then began donating elsewhere.

Jaycee Dugard, who was held captive for 18 years in a squalid series of tents by her abductor, who fathered her two children.

And Arthur Laffer, the creator of supply-side economics, may have fathered six children.

Before his marriage, he was reputed to have fathered a child by a Filipino woman during his service in that country.

He was also a documented philanderer who fathered several children with various women.

Every thing around us is fathered by corruption, battened by corruption, and into corruption returns at last.

First of all, that the move was being fathered by Tom was enough to make him its opponent.

Should there be children from these liaisons, they are fathered on the boy husband.

It is not fathered by the castle, nor mothered by the church.

This was fathered upon Jerome, and supposed to be written in the fifth century, and it was much read in the Middle Ages.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fathered, such as: conceive, spawn, engender, establish, create, and originate.

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