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blood

noun

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 of blood family, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, stock, tribeWords Related to blood blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms of blood 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 of blood birth, ancestry, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, strainWords Related to blood heredity, succession; family, house; kin, kindred, relations, relatives; raceNear Antonyms of blood offspring; child, heir, inheritor, son, successorAntonyms of blood 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 of blood belly, core, bone(s), bosom, breast, gut, heart, heartstrings, inner space, inside, quick, soulWords Related to blood 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 of blood homicide, foul play, murder, rubout, slayingWords Related to blood 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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