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synonyms for parents

  • brood
  • clan
  • horde
  • household
  • kin
  • people
  • relatives
  • tribe
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How to use parents in a sentence

His parents were peasants and he wrought as a day laborer till he attracted attention.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
It is true that the parents so provided think more of the twenty-five francs than they do of the foundling.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Your father and mother gave you no warmer welcome than the parents of this little Korean baby gave to him.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
All Koreans pay great honour to their dead parents, and tablets to their memory are placed in some room set apart for the purpose.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
But her parents, did you never discover any thing about them—who or what they were—the motive of so strange an abandonment?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
And now he is a big boy, ten years old, and can do so many things to help his parents.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
It is the custom among these people for the lover to give his bride as fine a present as her parents think suitable.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
His parents were of the well-to-do farming class, occupied from one year's end to the other with the work of the fields.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
But he was studious, diligent, and anxious to avoid repremands and to fulfil the expectations of his parents.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
The parents were well to do, and in due time forgave the imprudent match.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARENTS

  • broods
  • clans
  • hordes
  • households
  • kin
  • parents
  • people
  • relatives
  • tribes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.