Synonyms of paternity


1. paternity, state

usage: the state of being a father; "tests were conducted to determine paternity"

2. fatherhood, paternity, kinship, family relationship, relationship

usage: the kinship relation between an offspring and the father

3. authorship, paternity, initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration

usage: the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed"

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Definition and meaning of paternity (Dictionary)