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lineage

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Synonyms and Antonyms of lineage

  1. 1 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended <his Italian lineage was very important to him> Synonyms birth, blood, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, line, ancestry, 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

  2. 2 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor <it is now generally accepted that the lineage of Thomas Jefferson includes black as well as white members> Synonyms blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, family, 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


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