1. (parent, priest) 
a. el padre (M) 
father of sixpadre de seis hijos
from father to sonde padre a hijo
he was like a father to mefue como un padre para mí
2. (prov) 
like father, like sonde tal palo, tal astilla
Our FatherPadre Nuestro
Father ChristmasPapá Noel
father figurefigura paterna
transitive verb
3. (child) 
a. engendrar 
4. (fig) 
a. concebir, crear (idea, invention) 
father [ˈfɑːðəʳ]
1 (gen) padre (m)
to talk to sb like a father hablar a algn en tono paternal; to be passed on or handed down from father to son pasar de padre a hijo
The House of Hardie had been handed down from father to son through many generations and it was his responsibility to continue the tradition ...how skills and secrets were passed from father to son until the coming of mass production
my father and mother mis padres
a father and mother of a row una bronca fenomenal (informal) or de padre y muy señor mío (informal)
like father like son de tal palo, tal astilla
Our Father (Rel) Padre Nuestro; to say three Our Fathers rezar tres padrenuestros
Father Brown (Rel) (el) padre Brown
4 (founder) padre (m)
the father of English poetry el padre de la poesía inglesa; the Fathers of the Church los Santos Padres de la Iglesia
transitive verb
[+child] engendrar; inventar; producir;
Father Christmas (n) (Britain) Papá (m) Noel
father confessor (n) (Rel) confesor (m); padre (m) or director (m) espiritual
Father's Day (n) Día (m) del Padre
father figure (n) figura (f) paterna
(Old) Father Time (n) el Tiempo
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