Synonyms and Antonyms of clan
a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
- That clan of football fans has parties every weekend on which the New England Patriots play.
body, bunch, circle, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, gang, lot, network, pack, ring, set
charmed circle, elite, in-group
club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society
camp, faction, sect, side, tribe
brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority
alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, union
a group of persons who come from the same ancestor
- The whole clan gets together only for holidays.
blood, family, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, stock, tribe
blended family, nuclear family
extended family, household, kith
descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed
clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative