Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
parent /'peərənt/
  • danh từ
    • cha; mẹ
    • (số nhiều) cha mẹ; ông cha, tổ tiên
      • our first parents: thuỷ tổ chúng ta (theo thần thoại phương tây là A-đam và E-vơ)
    • (nghĩa bóng) nguồn gốc
      • ignorance is the parent of many evils: dốt nát là nguồn gốc của nhiều điều tai hại
    • (định ngữ) mẹ
      • parent bird: chim mẹ
      • parent tree: cây mẹ
Concise Dictionary
parents|parented|parenting'perənt /'peər-
+a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
+bring up
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 father or mother, progenitor, progenitrix, procreator, begetter, materfamilias or paterfamilias; foster-parent, stepmother or stepfather, guardian, Colloq old lady or old man, Brit old-fashioned or facetiousmater or pater:
Most teenagers clash with their parents sooner or later.
2 source, origin, originator, well-spring, fountain-head, root:
The liturgy of St James is undoubtedly the parent of the Armenian Rite.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [usually pl.] a person's father or mother: He's still living with his parents. + her adoptive parents + Sue and Ben have recently become parents. + It can be difficult to be a good parent.
2 an animal or a plant which produces other animals or plants: the parent bird / tree
3 (often used as an adjective) an organization that produces and owns or controls smaller organizations of the same type: a parent bank and its subsidiaries + the parent company
Collocation Dictionary


lone, single | unmarried | widowed | divorced | absent | substitute, surrogate | elderly | prospective, would-be | new | biological, birth, natural, real | adoptive, foster, step- | good | proud
They have just become the proud parents of a baby girl.
| caring, devoted, fond, loving | doting, indulgent | over-protective | stern, strict | domineering | bad, inadequate | abusive | angry, anxious, distressed, heartbroken | working
The government has promised a better deal for working parents.


The subsidiary eventually outgrew its parent company and took it over.


lone/one/single-parent family

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