farther vs father: What's the difference?

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fartherverb

to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense)

fartheradjective

more distant in especially degree

fartherverb

to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)

fartheradjective

more distant in especially space or time

Fathernoun

`Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military

Fathernoun

a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)

Fathernoun

(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the best known Latin Church Fathers are Ambrose, Augustine, Gregory the Great, and Jerome; those who wrote in Greek include Athanasius, Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, and John Chrysostom

Fathernoun

the founder of a family

Fatherverb

make (offspring) by reproduction

Fathernoun

the head of an organized crime family

Fathernoun

God when considered as the first person in the Trinity

Fathernoun

a person who founds or establishes some institution

Fathernoun

a person who holds an important or distinguished position in some organization

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