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god·fa·ther

 (gŏd′fä′thər)
n.
1. A man who sponsors a person at baptism.
2. One that has a relationship to another person or to something that is the equivalent of being a baptismal sponsor: the godfather of a new generation of nuclear physicists.
3. Slang The leader of an organized crime family.
tr.v. god·fa·thered, god·fa·ther·ing, god·fa·thers
To serve as or as if a godfather to.
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godfather

(ˈɡɒdˌfɑːðə)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a male godparent
2. the head of a Mafia family or other organized criminal ring
3. an originator or leading exponent: the godfather of South African pop.
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god•fa•ther

(ˈgɒdˌfɑ ðər)

n.
1. a man who serves as sponsor for a child, as at a baptism.
2. the head of a Mafia family; don.
[before 1000; (definition 6) 1960–65, translation of Italian padrino]
god′fa`ther•ly, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.godfather - any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptismgodfather - any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism
godparent - a person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism
2.godfather - someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild
sponsor, supporter, patron - someone who supports or champions something
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Translations
kmotrkmotra
godfathergudfadergudfar
baptopatro
kummisetä
kumkrsni kum
keresztapa-szülõ
guîfaîir, guîmóîir
ゴッドファーザー名付け親
대부두목
krstný otec
boter
gudfadergudfar
เจ้าพ่อพ่ออุปถัมภ์
babaisim babasıvaftiz babası/anası/ebeveyni
bố giàcha đỡ đầu

godfather

[ˈgɒdˌfɑːðəʳ] Npadrino m (to de)
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godfather

[ˈgɒdfɑːðər] n
(Christian)parrain m
(Mafia)parrain mGod-fearing [ˈgɒdfɪərɪŋ] adj(très) croyant(e)god-forsaken God-forsaken [ˈgɒdfərˌseɪkən] adjmaudit(e)
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godfather

[ˈgɒdˌfɑːðəʳ] npadrino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

God

(god) noun
1. (with capital) the creator and ruler of the world (in the Christian, Jewish etc religions).
2. (feminine ˈgoddess) a supernatural being who is worshipped. the gods of Greece and Rome.
ˈgodly adjective
religious. a godly man/life.
ˈgodliness noun
ˈgodchild, ˈgoddaughter, ˈgodson nouns
a child who has a godparent or godparents.
ˈgodfather, ˈgodmother, ˈgodparent nouns
a person who, at a child's baptism, promises to take an active interest in its welfare.
ˈgodsend noun
a very welcome piece of unexpected good luck. Your cheque was an absolute godsend.
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godfather

رَئِيسُ عِصَابَة, عَرَّاب kmotr godfather, gudfader Boss der Bosse, Pate νονός, νονός της νύχτας padrino kummisetä parrain krsni kum, kum padrino ゴッドファーザー, 名付け親 대부, 두목 godfather, peetvader gudfar ojciec chrzestny chefe de máfia, padrinho крестный отец gudfader, gudfar เจ้าพ่อ, พ่ออุปถัมภ์ baba, isim babası bố già, cha đỡ đầu 教父, 黑帮首领
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godfather

n. padrino.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

godfather

n padrino
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.