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  • as insponsor
  • as inunderwriter
  • as inchristen

synonyms for godparent

  • advocate
  • backer
  • benefactor
  • patron
  • promoter
  • supporter
  • underwriter
  • angel
  • guarantor
  • mainstay
  • surety
  • sustainer
  • another adherent
  • grubstaker
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antonyms for godparent

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  • antagonist
  • enemy
  • opponent
  • opposer
  • opposition
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How to use godparent in a sentence

The godparent of one of the victims said Monday the family has not yet decided whether to speak publicly.
D.C. POLICE SEARCH FOR MAN CHARGED WITH FATALLY SHOOTING WOMAN AND HER DAUGHTERPETER HERMANNAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This ceremonial over, each child accompanies his godparent to his home, where a choice meal is served.
THE RELIGIOUS LIFE OF THE ZUI CHILD(MRS.) TILLY E. (MATILDA COXE EVANS) STEVENSON
Agafya Fedosyevna was not Ivan Nikiforovitch's relative, nor his sister-in-law, nor even his fellow-godparent.
TARAS BULBA AND OTHER TALESNIKOLAI VASILIEVICH GOGOL
“John honly,” said the godparent, putting in an “h” where it was not needed.
CURIOSITIES OF PURITAN NOMENCLATURECHARLES W. BARDSLEY
The thought has been a pleasant one to me, though I have not the faintest idea what my ancient godparent wrote.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. XII. NO. 30. SEPTEMBER, 1873VARIOUS
A person invited to act as godparent should not refuse without good reason.
OUR DEPORTMENTJOHN H. YOUNG
Marriage is prohibited between persons spiritually related, as between the godparent and the godchild or his descendants.
MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE LAWS OF THE WORLDHYACINTHE RINGROSE
Marriage is also prohibited between godparents and godchildren, and between godchildren who have the same godparent.
MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE LAWS OF THE WORLDHYACINTHE RINGROSE
He found himself longing that she might, as the proud godparent longs for his godchild to gain prizes.
A SPIRIT IN PRISONROBERT HICHENS
No truly conscientious godparent, my dear child, ever relinquishes the soul committed to her care.
MEMOIRS OF A MIDGETWALTER DE LA MARE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GODPARENT

  • asperse
  • baptize
  • bless
  • call
  • dedicate
  • denominate
  • designate
  • dub
  • entitle
  • godparent
  • immerse
  • sprinkle
  • style
  • term
  • title
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