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