Paternity

• (n.) Derivation or descent from a father; male parentage; as, the paternity of a child. • (n.) Origin; authorship. • (n.) The relation of a father to his child; fathership; fatherhood; family headship; as, the divine paternity.
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paternity

1. The relation of a father to his child; fathership; fatherhood; family headship; as, the divine paternity. 'The world, while it had scarcity of people, underwent no other dominion than paternity and eldership.' (Sir W. Raleigh) ... 2. Derivation or descent from a father; male parentage; as, the paternity of a child. ... 3. Origin; authorship. 'Th...
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paternity

noun the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; `the authorship of the theory is disputed`
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paternity

noun the state of being a father; `tests were conducted to determine paternity`
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Paternity

[law] Paternity law deals with the legal relationship between a father and a child, including the rights and obligations of both the man and the child to each other as well as to others. A child`s paternity may be relevant in relation to issues of legitimacy, inheritance and rights to a putative father`s title or surname, as well as the bio...
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Paternity

Pa·ter'ni·ty noun [ Latin paternitas : confer French paternité . See Paternal .] 1. The relation of a father to his child; fathership; fatherhood; family headship; as, the divine paternity . « The world, while it had scarcity of people, underwent no other d...
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Paternity

parenthood (genetically.) May be partial (some offspring), complete (all offspring) or zero.
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paternity

paternity 1. The state of being a father; fatherhood. 2. Male parentage; paternal origin. 3. Origin or authorship in general.
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paternity

the state of being a father
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