What does padre mean?

Definitions for padre
ˈpɑ dreɪ, -dripadre

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. military chaplain, padre, Holy Joe, sky pilotnoun

    a chaplain in one of the military services

  2. Father, Padrenoun

    `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


  1. padrenoun

    A military clergyman.

  2. padrenoun

    A Roman Catholic priest.

  3. Padrenoun

    A player on the team the "San Diego Padres".

    Jones became a Padre as the result of a pre-season trade.


  1. PADRE

    The Partnership for Acid Drainage Remediation (PADRE) is a European-based scientific-technical association dedicated to acid mine water related topics.


  1. padre

    A "padre" is a term used originally in Spanish language, which translates to "father" in English. It can be used as a respectful and affectionate term for a priest in various church traditions, especially within the military or in Hispanic cultures.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Padre

    pä′dre, n. father, a title given to priests in some countries.—n. Padrō′ne, a person who jobs out hand-organs, or who gets children to beg for him:—pl. Padrō′ni. [It. and Sp.,—L. pater, a father.]

Editors Contribution

  1. padre

    Persona di sesso maschile che provoca una gravidanza di una persona di sesso femminile attraverso il suo "seme".

    Submitted by haroldfarbuni on December 20, 2019  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PADRE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Padre is ranked #73215 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Padre surname appeared 265 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Padre.

    69.4% or 184 total occurrences were Asian.
    12.8% or 34 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    9.4% or 25 total occurrences were White.
    7.5% or 20 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Anagrams for padre »

  1. drape

  2. dreap

  3. pared

  4. raped

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of padre in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of padre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of padre in a Sentence

  1. Federico Vallejo:

    They're going out and they're doing barbecues and they're doing parties and they're doing a soccer practice or they're going to the beach here in South Padre Island, it's so hard to try to understand... Do they think that their life has more value than the health care workers that eventually will take care of them if they get sick ? Because we will. No matter what. We will.

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  • Barbara Woods
    Barbara Woods
    Great definitions. Thanks so much for them.
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(of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
  • A. ravening
  • B. soft-witted
  • C. extroversive
  • D. adscripted

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