Ancestral synonyms and antonyms

ăn-sĕs'trəl

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Passed down from one generation to the next:
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Of or pertaining to human family.
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Of or pertaining to patrimony
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Of or relating to a grandparent
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In the manner of a grandfather
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(Linguistics) Of or relating to the relationship between or among languages that are descendants of the same language.
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Derived from or relating to a particular line of descent; hereditary.
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Serving as a totem.
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Familiar or known from the past; accustomed
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Obtained via an inheritance
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(Genetics) Relating to or designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced.
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Related through one's father:
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Characteristic of or suitable for a family, esp. one regarded as traditional or typical; wholesome, middle-class, etc.
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The definition of innate is existing from birth.
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Based on or organized according to tribes.
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Having the same ancestor; closely related
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(Postmodifier) Following expressions of time to indicate how long ago something happened; ago. [from 15th c.]
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(Biology) of the recurrence of a trait reappearing after an absence of one or more generations due to a chance recombination of genes.
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Relating to or characteristic of a mother or motherhood; motherly:
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Tracing a line of descent
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Bred within; innate; as, inbred worth.
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Relating to a condition that is present at birth, as a result of either heredity or environmental influences:
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Of or pertaining to a precursor.
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Related genetically or in the same family.
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Of or from one's ancestors
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Having the quality or suggestive of a mother; maternal, motherly
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Find another word for ancestral. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ancestral, like: hereditary, familial, patrimonial, grandparental, grandfatherly, inborn, genetic, lineal, belonging to the family, totemic and old.