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Family Noun Synonyms
ancestors, forebears, forefathers, progenitors, ancestry, parentage, descent, extraction, derivation, lineage, pedigree, genealogy, family tree, house, line, bloodline, dynasty, blood, stock, strain
He came from an old family of German bankers.
(kith and) kin, kinsmen, kindred, kinsfolk or and kinfolk, next of kin, relatives, relations, household, people, one's own flesh and blood, one's nearest and dearest, ménage, folks
We usually spend the holidays with my family.
group, set, division, subdivision, classification, type, kind, class, genre, order, species, genus
English belongs to the Indo-European family of languages.
Family Verb Synonyms
children, offspring, progeny, issue, brood, kids
Large families were much more common in the 19th century.
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Business / Human Resources (HR) / Family Status Change: Used to define changes to an individuals existing family standing. Typically found in health care benefit plans covered by section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code. IRC 125, does not allow individua MORE
Life Style / College / EFC (Expected Family Contribution): A formula established by the U. S. Congress calculates the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) or what the family can contribute to education. Greenville Technical College determines the student's fina MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Family And Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Of 1993: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employees who have met minimum service requirements (12 months employed by the company with 1,250 hours of service in the preceding 12 months) to take up MORE
Science / Genetics / Gene Family: Group of closely related genes that make similar products. MORE
Entertainment / Music / Brass Family: The principal orchestral instruments of the brass family, from highest to lowest, are: trumpet, French horn, trombone and tuba. Other brass instruments commonly used in concert and marching bands incl MORE