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lineage

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  1. 1 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended his Italian lineage was very important to him Synonyms of lineage birth, blood, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, line, ancestry, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, strainWords Related to lineage heredity, succession; family, house; kin, kindred, relations, relatives; raceNear Antonyms of lineage offspring; child, heir, inheritor, son, successorAntonyms of lineage 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 of lineage blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, family, people, race, stock, tribeWords Related to lineage blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms of lineage ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree


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