Synonyms of paternal in English:

paternal


See definition of paternal

adjective

1‘some employers felt paternal concern for their workers’

SYNONYMS

fatherly, fatherlike, patriarchal

protective, vigilant, concerned, solicitous, kindly, warm, friendly, benevolent, compassionate, sympathetic

2‘his paternal grandfather’

SYNONYMS

on one's father's side, patrilineal, patrimonial

ANTONYMS

maternal