What does grandfather mean?

Definitions for grandfather
ˈgrænˌfɑ ðər, ˈgrænd-grand·fa·ther

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandfather, gramps, granddad, grandad, granddaddy, grandpa(noun)

    the father of your father or mother

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grandfather(noun)

    a father's or mother's father; an ancestor in the next degree above the father or mother in lineal ascent

Freebase

  1. Grandfather

    Grandfather is a village in Avery County, North Carolina, United States; named after Grandfather Mountain. The village is a fully gated community within Grandfather Golf and Country Club, located along NC 105. The population was 73 at the 2000 census.

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    The grandfather symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the grandfather symbol and its characteristic.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grandfather' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4826

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grandfather' in Nouns Frequency: #2210

How to pronounce grandfather?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say grandfather in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandfather in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandfather in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of grandfather in a Sentence

  1. Aisha Al-Tilawi:

    Entire families were killed. we started choking, felt dizzy, then fainted. Mazin was trying to wake up his grandfather.

  2. David Miliband:

    My grandfather applied with the rest of the family to come and join (my father) but he was told he could not because of the flood, he eventually came in '56.

  3. Jay Sekulow:

    My grandfather dragged suitcases with his family when he came through Ellis Island, and many of you that are listening to this broadcast have similar histories in your family, but we are the United States of America, we can do better than this, we can figure this out.

  4. Indira Nehru Gandhi:

    My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group there was much less competition.

  5. Jeff Bezos:

    When you have loving and supportive people in your life, like MacKenzie, my parents, my grandfather, my grandmother, you end up being able to take risks.

Images & Illustrations of grandfather

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