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godfather

['gɔdfɑːðə] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. крёстный отец

    2. покровитель, попечитель; вдохновитель

    3. разг. главарь мафии

    4. стр. бетонный столб

  2. гл.

    1. быть крёстным отцом; брать под свою опеку

    2. давать (своё) имя чему-л.

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godfather

['gɒdˌfãːðə]

n

крёстный отец

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Examples from texts

Princess Dashkov was his godmother, and Potyomkin his godfather."
Княгиня Дашкова была восприемницей, а Потемкин крестным отцом...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
She didn't know whether her godfather was back from Prussia as yet, but his house was her home in France whether he was there or not.
Она не знала, вернулся ли ее крестный отец из Пруссии, но в любом случае, когда она бывала во Франции, то всегда останавливалась в доме Талейрана.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
Once she'd established herself in the network, she would inform her godfather and they would use a more efficient channel.
А как только она внедрится в сеть тайных агентов, они найдут более подходящий канал для передачи посланий.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
"Oh, but this is your godfather," Gabrielle said.
– Да, но это же твой крестный, – промолвила Габриэль.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
"How sayest thou, Lambourne, wilt thou stand godfather for the nonce?
— Что скажешь, Лэмборн? Не пойдешь ли в крестные отцы к новорожденному?
Scott, Walter / KenilworthСкотт, Вальтер / Кенилворт
Кенилворт
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
Kenilworth
Scott, Walter
© BiblioLife, LLC
The lean peasant received a rouble, asked permission to see the new young mistress, to whom he happened to be godfather, kissed her hand and ran off at his best speed.
Сухопарый мужичок получил рубль, попросил позволенья повидаться с новою барыней, которой он доводился кумом, поцеловал у ней ручку и побежал восвояси.
Turgenev, I.S. / A House of GentlefolkТургенев, И.С. / Дворянское гнездо
Дворянское гнездо
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1983
A House of Gentlefolk
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
"Weren't you godfather to Adam's son?"
– Разве ты не был крестным отцом сына Адама?
Feintuch, David / Voices of HopeФайнток, Дэвид / Надежда смертника
Надежда смертника
Файнток, Дэвид
Voices of Hope
Feintuch, David
© 1996 by David Feintuch
He was weak and tender, with a pretty little face like a girl's, and she took him to the factory to the foreman who was his godfather, and she herself took a place as nurse.
Слабенький был и нежный и личиком миловидный, как девочка и свела она его на фабрику, к крестному его отцу, управляющему, а сама в нянюшки к чиновнику нанялась.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Olga Mihalovna remembered how in the first months of her marriage she had felt dreary at home alone and had driven into the town to the Circuit Court, at which Pyotr Dmitritch had sometimes presided in place of her godfather, Count Alexey Petrovitch.
Ольга Михайловна вспомнила, как она, чтобы не скучать одной дома, в первые месяцы замужества ездила в город на съезд, где иногда вместо ее крестного отца, графа Алексея Петровича, председательствовал Петр Дмитрич.
Чехов, А.П. / ИмениныChekhov, A. / The party
The party
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Именины
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
Already picked himself for godfather.
Уже выбрал себя в крестные.
Proulx, Annie / The Shipping NewsПрул, Энни / Корабельные новости
Корабельные новости
Прул, Энни
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
© Издание на русском языке, перевод. ЗАО ТИД "Амфора", 2005
The Shipping News
Proulx, Annie
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
How the bosom pals of today become lost strangers tomorrow, scattered across Europe, playing the Godfather theme or “Autumn Leaves” in squares and cafes you’ll never visit.
Как вчерашние твои закадычные приятели завтра становятся чужими людьми, живут кто где в Европе и играют тему из «Крестного отца» и «Осенние листья» на площадях и в кафе, где ты не побываешь никогда.
Ishiguro, Kadzuo / Nocturnes: five stories of music and nightfallИсигуро, Кадзуо / Ноктюрны: Пять историй о музыке и сумерках
Ноктюрны: Пять историй о музыке и сумерках
Исигуро, Кадзуо
© 2009 by Kazuo Ishiguro
© Л. Брилова, перевод на русский язык, 2010
© С. Сухарев, перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
Nocturnes: five stories of music and nightfall
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
© 2009 by Kazuo Ishiguro
Right out of The Godfather .
Сюжет прямо из «Крестного отца».
Stross, Charles / The Family TradeСтросс, Чарльз / Семейное дело
Семейное дело
Стросс, Чарльз
The Family Trade
Stross, Charles
© 2004 by Charles Stross
On either side rode Conrade of Mont-Fitchet, and Albert de Malvoisin, who acted as godfathers to the champion.
По обеим сторонам его ехали Конрад Монт-Фитчет и Альберт Мальвуазен, исполнявшие роль поручителей боевого рыцаря.
Scott, Walter / YvanhoeСкотт, Вальтер / Айвенго
Айвенго
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература ", 1962
Yvanhoe
Scott, Walter

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Collocations

fairy godfather
меценат
fairy godfather
покровитель
fairy godfather
спонсор
be godfather godmother to smb's child
крестить
godfather of one's child
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Word forms

godfather

noun
SingularPlural
Common casegodfathergodfathers
Possessive casegodfather'sgodfathers'

godfather

verb
Basic forms
Pastgodfathered
Imperativegodfather
Present Participle (Participle I)godfathering
Past Participle (Participle II)godfathered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I godfatherwe godfather
you godfatheryou godfather
he/she/it godfathersthey godfather
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am godfatheringwe are godfathering
you are godfatheringyou are godfathering
he/she/it is godfatheringthey are godfathering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have godfatheredwe have godfathered
you have godfatheredyou have godfathered
he/she/it has godfatheredthey have godfathered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been godfatheringwe have been godfathering
you have been godfatheringyou have been godfathering
he/she/it has been godfatheringthey have been godfathering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I godfatheredwe godfathered
you godfatheredyou godfathered
he/she/it godfatheredthey godfathered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was godfatheringwe were godfathering
you were godfatheringyou were godfathering
he/she/it was godfatheringthey were godfathering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had godfatheredwe had godfathered
you had godfatheredyou had godfathered
he/she/it had godfatheredthey had godfathered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been godfatheringwe had been godfathering
you had been godfatheringyou had been godfathering
he/she/it had been godfatheringthey had been godfathering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will godfatherwe shall/will godfather
you will godfatheryou will godfather
he/she/it will godfatherthey will godfather
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be godfatheringwe shall/will be godfathering
you will be godfatheringyou will be godfathering
he/she/it will be godfatheringthey will be godfathering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have godfatheredwe shall/will have godfathered
you will have godfatheredyou will have godfathered
he/she/it will have godfatheredthey will have godfathered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been godfatheringwe shall/will have been godfathering
you will have been godfatheringyou will have been godfathering
he/she/it will have been godfatheringthey will have been godfathering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would godfatherwe should/would godfather
you would godfatheryou would godfather
he/she/it would godfatherthey would godfather
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be godfatheringwe should/would be godfathering
you would be godfatheringyou would be godfathering
he/she/it would be godfatheringthey would be godfathering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have godfatheredwe should/would have godfathered
you would have godfatheredyou would have godfathered
he/she/it would have godfatheredthey would have godfathered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been godfatheringwe should/would have been godfathering
you would have been godfatheringyou would have been godfathering
he/she/it would have been godfatheringthey would have been godfathering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am godfatheredwe are godfathered
you are godfatheredyou are godfathered
he/she/it is godfatheredthey are godfathered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being godfatheredwe are being godfathered
you are being godfatheredyou are being godfathered
he/she/it is being godfatheredthey are being godfathered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been godfatheredwe have been godfathered
you have been godfatheredyou have been godfathered
he/she/it has been godfatheredthey have been godfathered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was godfatheredwe were godfathered
you were godfatheredyou were godfathered
he/she/it was godfatheredthey were godfathered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being godfatheredwe were being godfathered
you were being godfatheredyou were being godfathered
he/she/it was being godfatheredthey were being godfathered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been godfatheredwe had been godfathered
you had been godfatheredyou had been godfathered
he/she/it had been godfatheredthey had been godfathered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be godfatheredwe shall/will be godfathered
you will be godfatheredyou will be godfathered
he/she/it will be godfatheredthey will be godfathered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been godfatheredwe shall/will have been godfathered
you will have been godfatheredyou will have been godfathered
he/she/it will have been godfatheredthey will have been godfathered