The definition of 'patriarches' & the word 'patriarches' in example sentences or phrases

Noun
1
title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)
2
the male head of family or tribe
3
any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
4
a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself

Synonyms of the word 'patriarches' & Antonyms of the word 'patriarches'.

Noun
Synonymspatriarch, patriarch, paterfamilias, patriarch, patriarch,