Family synonyms

făm'ə-lē, făm'lē
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(Archaic) Related by birth or common origin
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An early form of social group, as in the Scottish Highlands, composed of several families claiming descent from a common ancestor, bearing the same family name, and following the same chieftain
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Plural form of relation
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Based on or organized according to tribes.
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Plural form of kinsman
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Plural form of relative
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Of or relating to a family.
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Ancestry; family; stock
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A unit of sociopolitical organization consisting of a number of families, clans, or other groups who share a common ancestry and culture and among whom leadership is typically neither formalized nor permanent.
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Having the qualities of something made in the home
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Anything inherited, as a characteristic or tendency
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The person or persons who live in one house, apartment, etc.; variously, one person or a group, esp. a family
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A succession of rulers who are members of the same family
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A family relationship due to birth, such as that between siblings; contrasted with relationships due to marriage or adoption. (See blood relative, blood relation, by blood.)
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Relationship by descent from the same ancestor; blood relationship
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Plural form of generation
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(Chemistry) A functional entity consisting of certain atoms whose presence provides a certain property to a molecule, such as the methyl group.
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A building used by people for something other than a main residence (typically with qualifying word). [from 10th c.]
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Blood relatives
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A group of usually related people living together as a unit
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Relationship; same-bloodedness or affinity; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
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Relatives; kindred.
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Plural form of connection
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A person's daughter(s) and/or son(s); a person's children.
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Relationship; close connection
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The definition of a relationship is a connection between two people or things.
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Plural form of folk
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(Logic) A class of objects divided into subordinate species having certain common attributes.
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Pertaining to familism
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Family descent or lineage
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primary social group; parents and children
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Friendship; comradeship:
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a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
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Blood relatives
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The social quality of your class in society.
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All the children in a family
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people descended from a common ancestor
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The common people of a society or region considered as the representatives of a traditional way of life and especially as the originators or carriers of the customs, beliefs, and arts that make up a distinctive culture:
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One's acquaintances and relatives.
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Children, descendants, or offspring collectively; issue
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Plural form of descendant
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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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Plural form of antecedent
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A class defined by the common attributes of its members; a kind.
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(--- Informal) Elegance of style, taste, and manner:
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Domestic is defined as something related to the home or family, something occurring within a country, an animal that has been tamed, or a person who is fond of the tasks of running a home.
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A family consisting of parents and children, along with either grandparents, grandchildren, aunts or uncles, cousins etc
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Nuclear family is defined as parents and their minor children who are living under one roof.
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A chart or recorded history of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor or ancestors
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(Geometry, informal) A line segment; a continuous finite segment of such a figure.
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Descent; lineage; ancestry
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A general class of ideas, terms, or things that mark divisions or coordinations within a conceptual scheme, especially:
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The management of a household; housekeeping
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Hereditary derivation; lineage:
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Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
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Parental descent from a father
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The descendants of a common ancestor; a family line, especially of a specified character:
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The definition of children means more than one child.
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A piece of land resulting from this; esp., a large tract subdivided into small parcels for sale
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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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Several of one kind
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Cadence.
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The third part of the name of a citizen of ancient Rome
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Affection for the home and its material comforts
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A genealogical chart showing the relationship of ancestors and descendants in a given family
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(Historical) A legally defined unit of Roman society, being a collection of people related by birth, marriage or adoption, but allowing a greater amount of time between members and their common ancestor than is commonly implied by the term related.
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Several of one kind
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The favoring of relatives or personal friends because of their relationship rather than because of their abilities.
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Noble or high status:
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By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.
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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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(UK dialectal) On intimate or friendly terms with (someone); familiar; at home (with a person); intimate.
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precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
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The definition of a collective noun is a noun that refers to a group of people or things as one unit.
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Alternative spelling of kinfolk.
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A division of a family, especially a division of a clan.
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(Anthropology, dated) A former kinship division consisting of two or more distinct clans with separate identities but considered to be a single unit.
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An agency that sells articles, features, or photographs for publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals simultaneously.
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An indiscriminate or loosely associated group of things:
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(Countable) That which a person is entitled to inherit, by law or testament.
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The definition of a breed is a group of animals that has a specific characteristic or trait.
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Plural form of parent
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Plural form of sibling
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Plural form of in-law; the family of one's spouse
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Blood relatives
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Blood relatives
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A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.
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Several of one kind
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The formation of a line or geometric figure by the movement of a point or line.
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An egg or cocoon of certain insects:
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Blood relatives
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Plural form of forefather
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Blood relatives
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Blood relatives
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Plural form of clansman
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The collective descendants of a common ancestor; a race, stock, line, or breed.
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A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
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Plural form of progenitor
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Plural form of forebear
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