Lineage synonyms

lĭn'ē-ĭj

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The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
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Plural form of progenitor
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Ancestral descent or lineage.
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Birth is defined as a baby emerging from a mother's womb or the start of something.
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Parental heritage; family line; lineage
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(Countable) A father, mother and their sons and daughters; also called nuclear family.
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Information relevant to the current situation about past events; history.
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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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Lineage; ancestry
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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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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 simple eye present in certain insect larvae.
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A line of descendants of common ancestry; stock.
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A race, family, or other related group of animals or plants.
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A group of rocks or strata that succeed one another in chronological order.
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A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
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(Stock breeding) A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line.
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By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.
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Origin; lineage:
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(Informal) Glib or insincere talk, usually intended to deceive or impress:
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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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Of or pertaining to one's parents, and in particular, the legitimacy of one's birth.
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Seeds considered as a group:
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The definition of a house is a building or shelter where people or animals live.
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(Often plural only) Distant and close relatives, collectively.
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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 number of lines of printed or written material.
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The process by which words are formed from existing words or bases by adding affixes, as singer from sing or undo from do, by changing the shape of the word or base, as song from sing, or by adding an affix and changing the pronunciation of the word or base, as electricity from electric.
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the descendants of one individual
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the descendants of one individual
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Plural form of forefather
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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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(Countable) The ancestry or lineage shared by a group having the same bloodline
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Plural form of ancestor
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Find another word for lineage. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lineage, like: genealogy, progenitors, ancestry, birth, blood, family, background, clan, descent, heredity and pedigree.