grandfather definition

  • noun:
    • The father of your respective mother or father.
    • A forefather; an ancestor.
    • A father of someone‚Äôs mother or father.
    • A male forefather.
    • A father's or mommy's father; an ancestor immediately after the daddy or mom in lineal ascent.
    • A father's or mommy's parent; an ancestor within the next level over the parent in lineal ascent: correlative to grandson, granddaughter, and grandchild.
    • the father of father or mother
  • verb-transitive:
    • To exempt (one taking part in a task or company) from brand-new regulations: The new regulation limits the size of billboards, however it grandfathers those erected before 1997.
  • verb:
    • To retain existing legislation or guidelines only for those or organisations that were previously impacted by them, and apply brand new guidelines or rules into unchanged people or organisations.

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