daughter

(redirected from Daughters)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for daughter

female child

Synonyms for daughter

a female human offspring

Synonyms

Antonyms

References in classic literature ?
Louise is the daughter of a rich man but she is not ashamed to study.
I bring news, my dears, which will surprise you," she said, addressing her daughters.
Danglars, seeing his daughter smiling, and proud even to insolence, could not entirely repress his brutal feelings, but they betrayed themselves only by an exclamation.
I cannot otherwise than be concerned at being the means of injuring your amiable daughters, and beg leave to apologise for it, as well as to assure you of my readiness to make them every possible amends-- but of this hereafter.
On their side the mother and daughter retired into the embrasure of a window to read eagerly the following letter:
He could not conceive how under the circumstances his mother's daughter and his sister could have been so wicked.
And again, they chant the race of men and strong giants, and gladden the heart of Zeus within Olympus, -- the Olympian Muses, daughters of Zeus the aegis-holder.
Mr Fitzpatrick declared that the law concerning daughters was out of the present case; that stealing a muff was undoubtedly felony, and the goods being found upon the person, were sufficient evidence of the fact.
But over her own daughters she had felt how far from simple and easy is the business, apparently so commonplace, of marrying off one's daughters.
Fathers should never kiss their daughters when young men are by.
The phoenix was to let, on this elevated perch, when Mr Dorrit, who had lately succeeded to his property, mentioned to his bankers that he wished to discover a lady, well-bred, accomplished, well connected, well accustomed to good society, who was qualified at once to complete the education of his daughters, and to be their matron or chaperon.
With wonderful presence of mind, Don Pedro, the cruel sire, rushed in, dragged out his daughter, with a hasty aside.
One day the Crab said to the fisherman's wife, 'Go to the King and tell him I wish to marry his younger daughter.
Consider, too, that your daughter Mari-Sancha will not die of grief if we marry her; for I have my suspicions that she is as eager to get a husband as you to get a government; and, after all, a daughter looks better ill married than well whored.
Yes dear resemblance of my Laurina and Laurina's Daughter, sweet image of my Claudia and my Claudia's Mother, I do acknowledge thee as the Daughter of the one and the Grandaughter of the other.