Synonyms and Antonyms of blood

  1. 1 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor in his mind, blood came before anything else, and he would not betray his criminal brother to the police Synonyms family, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, stock, tribeRelated Words blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree

  2. 2 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended the language expert was certain that a young woman with such an upper-class accent had to be of royal blood Synonyms birth, ancestry, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, strainRelated Words heredity, succession; family, house; kin, kindred, relations, relatives; raceNear Antonyms offspring; child, heir, inheritor, son, successorAntonyms issue, posterity, progeny, seed

  3. 3 the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions in your blood you know this business deal just isn't right Synonyms belly, core, bone(s), bosom, breast, gut, heart, heartstrings, inner space, inside, quick, soulRelated Words conscience, mind

  4. 4 the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life blood will always have blood, and so the killing never ends Synonyms homicide, foul play, murder, rubout, slayingRelated Words chance-medley, killing, manslaughter; bloodshed, butchery, carnage, decimation, destruction, massacre, slaughter; assassination, execution, hit; euthanasia, mercy killing; filicide, fratricide, matricide, parricide, patricide, regicide, uxoricide

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