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, grandpanoun

    the father of your father or mother

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grandfathernoun

    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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  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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Dennis Rodman:

    I think his grandfather and father – that regime – has [been] passed onto him, i think he really wants to change his culture, but I think he is forced to be in this position, because every time I go over there he has changed so much for the people, and people don’t see that.

  2. Proverb:

    You've got to do your own growing, not matter how tall your grandfather was.

  3. Robert Vicino:

    Your father or grandfather's bunker was not very comfortable.

  4. Sumner Redstone:

    I will soon be announcing legal steps to join with the Viacom Inc directors in our common cause to liberate my grandfather from Shari's clutches and protect my fellow trust beneficiaries and Sumner Redstone from her machinations.

  5. Donald Trump:

    We've never been in a position like this with that regime, whether it's father, grandfather or son.

Images & Illustrations of grandfather

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