Part of speech:
(Archaic) Related by birth or common origin
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
Of or relating to a family.
Ancestry; family; stock
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.
Having the qualities of something made in the home
Anything inherited, as a characteristic or tendency
The person or persons who live in one house, apartment, etc.; variously, one person or a group, esp. a family
A succession of rulers who are members of the same family
Relationship by descent from the same ancestor; blood relationship
(Chemistry) A functional entity consisting of certain atoms whose presence provides a certain property to a molecule, such as the methyl group.
A group of usually related people living together as a unit
Relationship; close connection
The definition of a relationship is a connection between two people or things.
(Logic) A class of objects divided into subordinate species having certain common attributes.
Family descent or lineage
primary social group; parents and children
a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
The social quality of your class in society.
All the children in a family
people descended from a common ancestor
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:
One's acquaintances and relatives.
Children, descendants, or offspring collectively; issue
A class defined by the common attributes of its members; a kind.
(--- Informal) Elegance of style, taste, and manner:
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.
Nuclear family is defined as parents and their minor children who are living under one roof.
A chart or recorded history of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor or ancestors
Descent; lineage; ancestry
A general class of ideas, terms, or things that mark divisions or coordinations within a conceptual scheme, especially:
The management of a household; housekeeping
Hereditary derivation; lineage:
Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
Parental descent from a father
The descendants of a common ancestor; a family line, especially of a specified character:
The definition of children means more than one child.
A piece of land resulting from this; esp., a large tract subdivided into small parcels for sale
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.
Several of one kind
Affection for the home and its material comforts
A genealogical chart showing the relationship of ancestors and descendants in a given family
Several of one kind
Noble or high status:
By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.
Origin is the start, center or beginning of something or the place where a person comes from.
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
The definition of a collective noun is a noun that refers to a group of people or things as one unit.
A division of a family, especially a division of a clan.
An agency that sells articles, features, or photographs for publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals simultaneously.
An indiscriminate or loosely associated group of things:
The definition of a breed is a group of animals that has a specific characteristic or trait.
Several of one kind
The formation of a line or geometric figure by the movement of a point or line.
An egg or cocoon of certain insects:
The collective descendants of a common ancestor; a race, stock, line, or breed.
A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
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