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clan

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of clan

  1. 1 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 Synonyms of clan body, bunch, circle, gang, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, pack, ring, setWords Related to clan charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, unionNear Antonyms of clan loner; individualist

  2. 2 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor the whole clan gets together only for holidays Synonyms of clan blood, family, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, stock, tribeWords Related to clan blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms of clan ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree



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