Descendant synonyms and antonyms

dĭ-sĕn'dənt

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A shoot or bud of a plant, esp. one for planting or grafting
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One's relatives or family:
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An animal or plant's progeny, an animal or plant's young.
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Preparation, especially publicity, done prior to the appearance of a public figure or the staging of a public event.
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A secondary product; something made incidentally during the production of something else.
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A person's descendants considered as a group.
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Ancestors considered as a group.
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(Astrology) The horoscope, or that degree of the ecliptic which rises above the horizon at the moment of one's birth; supposed to have a commanding influence on a person's life and fortune.
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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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(Biol.) Of or pertaining to a phylum or to an evolutionary line of descent
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Any person from whom one is descended, esp. one earlier in a family line than a grandparent; forefather; forebear
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A deviation, as from a specific direction or standard.
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The process or result of declining, especially:
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A person's origin or ancestry.
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The definition of genealogy is the study of your ancestry and family history.
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A person who inherits or is legally entitled to inherit, through the natural action of the law, another's property or title upon the other's death
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The act of something being lowered.
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Origin is the start, center or beginning of something or the place where a person comes from.
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(Uncountable) The process of bringing something into existence.
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The background or origin of a person or thing, esp. as a mark of prestige or distinction
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A major category in the classification of living organisms, esp. animals, ranking above a class and below a kingdom: it can include one class or many similar classes: the Latinized phylum names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Arthropoda, arthropods)
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Any act or instance of entering to remove or capture something
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Family stock; ancestry.
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Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
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That which grows out; offshoot
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Alternative spelling of spin-off.
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(Computing) A data item, process or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another data item, process or object.
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Related to someone by male connections or on the paternal side of the family.
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Secondary; subordinate; supplemental. Property, including accounts, contract rights, and chattel paper, that is subjected to a security interest in exchange for credit or as security for a debt. Indirect; on a parallel or diverging line.
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Containing or involving a declination or refusal, as of submission to a charge or sentence.
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Fairly steep
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(Family) Of a family relationship that includes mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, daughters, and sons, etc. as opposed to collateral.
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Pertaining to descent through male lines.
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The definition of a cion, an alternative spelling of scion, is the bud of a plant.
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(Grammar): A way of categorizing nouns, pronouns, or adjectives according to the inflections they receive.
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A military action consisting of armed forces of one geopolitical entity entering territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of conquering territory or altering the established government.
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Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law, sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from a common ancestor; all lineal descendants.
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Future generations:
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Derivative means something that is based on another source.
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In the study of stemmatics, a diagram showing the relationship of a text to its manuscripts
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Something that has been succeeded by another:
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Descending from (an ancest)
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Designating or of descent, kinship, or derivation through the mother
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A downward bend in a path
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Find another word for descendant. In this page you can discover 55 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for descendant, like: scion, kin, offspring, advance, byproduct, progeny, ancestry, ascendant, derivation, patrilinear and phyletic.