PATERNAL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Paternal Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to a father; fatherly; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care.
  2. (a.) Received or derived from a father; hereditary; as, a paternal estate.


Synonyms:
Agnate, Agnatic, Maternal, Parental,

• Paternalism Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The theory or practice of paternal government. See Paternal government, under Paternal.


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