Ancestry synonyms

ăn'sĕs'trē

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Used attributively.
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Family relationship; kinship.
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Plural form of progenitor
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By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.
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The social quality of your class in society.
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Plural form of antecedent
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In generative linguistics, the generation of a linguistic structure through an ordered or partially ordered series of operations on other structures, such as the creation of a surface structure from a deep structure, or of a complex word from its morphological components.
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(Military) An act of removing someone from a hostile area to a secure location.
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One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation
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The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
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Hereditary transmission of the physical and genetic qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants.
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Having a certain background, such as growing up with a second language.
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Lineage is defined as the descendants of a common ancestor.
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One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation
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The history or provenance of an idea, custom etc. [from 16th c.]
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(Biology) A usually geographically isolated population of organisms that differs from other populations of the same species in certain heritable traits:
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A race, family, or other related group of animals or plants.
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Future generations:
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(Countable) A beginning or start; a point of origin.
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(Informal) Glib or insincere talk, usually intended to deceive or impress:
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Seeds considered as a group:
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A relative or family member:
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precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
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The branch thus formed.
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the descendants of one individual
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In the study of stemmatics, a diagram showing the relationship of a text to its manuscripts
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Find another word for ancestry. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ancestry, like: family, blood, origin, family tree, ancestors, progenitors, bloodline, parentage, antecedents, derivation and descent.