verb (used with object)
Origin of parent
Related Words for parentedmanufacture, compose, prepare, form, produce, cause, generate, spawn, evolve, develop, conceive, discover, invent, initiate, hatch, found, spark, contribute, give, supply
Examples from the Web for parented
Contemporary Examples of parented
Anyone who has parented a teenager--or been one--can probably describe the dynamic that ensues.Will Iran Be the Next Hyperinflation?
April 1, 2013
Historical Examples of parented
The della Scalas, supreme lords of Verona for many generations, were every man jack of them so parented.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne
William J. Locke
- an organism or organization that has produced one or more organisms or organizations similar to itself
- (as modifier)a parent organism
- a precursor, such as a nucleus or compound, of a derived entity
- (as modifier)a parent nucleus; a parent ion
Word Origin for parent
early 15c. (late 12c. as a surname), from Old French parent "father, parent, relative, kin" (11c.), from Latin parentem (nominative parens) "father or mother, ancestor," noun use of present participle of parere "bring forth, give birth to, produce," from PIE root *pere- "to bring forth" (see pare). Began to replace native elder after c.1500.