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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 god·fa·ther /ˈgɑdˌfɑðɚ/
 教父(vt.)當教父

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 God·fa·ther n.  A man who becomes sponsor for a child at baptism, and makes himself a surety for its Christian training and instruction.  Correlative of godmother.
    There shall be for every Male-child to be baptized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two Godmothers; and Parents shall be admitted as Sponsors, if it is desired.   --Book of Common Prayer (Prot. Episc. Ch., U. S. ).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 God·fa·ther, v. t. To act as godfather to; to take under one's fostering care. [R.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 godfather
      n 1: any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism
      2: someone having a relation analogous to that of a male
         sponsor to his godchild