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Synonyms for family

Synonyms for family

a group of usually related people living together as a unit


a group of people sharing common ancestry

one's relatives collectively

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

of or relating to the family or household

Synonyms for family

a person having kinship with another or others

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

an association of people who share common beliefs or activities


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There are primary treatment programs (inpatient, outpatient, and residential) for alcohol and drugs, co-dependency, eating disorders, adult children of an alcoholic and dysfunctional family.
That all happened at Greg Galcik's The Dysfunctional Family Circus, a site where readers added their own captions to Keane's cartoons.
While it is true that upon close examination the story reveals a measure of psychological overdetermination (it's full of sibling rivalry, fetishistic behavior, and various lacks) and while it may also be read as a contemporary narrative about identity, gender, the dysfunctional family, and the universal quest for recognition, it is perhaps most striking that in this age of overextended discourse, of reading and rereadings, the tale remains intact.
She goes on to say that dysfunctional family patterns are repeatedly replicated in the family business.
Fry manages to form a dysfunctional family of sorts with Bender, a robot with a very bad attitude and a bit of a drinking problem, and Leela, the one-eyed pilot of their delivery ship and the object of Fry's clumsy romantic overtures.
Can a quirky comedy about a dysfunctional family on a road trip to a beauty pageant in an old VW bus become the biggest indie hit since ``My Big Fat Greek Wedding''?
The confessions are those of Kelly Kimball, a 17-year-old dance instructor with a dysfunctional family and a best friend who convinces her to try out for a new pop girl-band.
A dysfunctional family and their relationship with a rock and roll legend is the subject of a new play.
Yet it is unlikely her new image will help her control TV's favourite dysfunctional family.
The 39-year-old director, dapper in designer gray in the French Riviera sun, says that the character with whom he most identifies is Naoya, a cute, openly gay, and very self-absorbed dog groomer who comes from an extremely dysfunctional family (as does Hashiguchi).
TELEVISION programme Six Feet Under features a dysfunctional family of undertakers, the Fishers.
The novel centers on Faith Freeman, a successful literary agent, and her life juggling a career, comfortable relationship and a dysfunctional family.
10pm) This series about the ups and downs of a dysfunctional family which runs a funeral home may be on very late but is set to become quite a cult hit.
It charts the story of a lost young man from a dysfunctional family whose mother refused to let him grow up - treating him as a two-year-old for the first 18 years of his life.
Isabelle (from Ginger Snaps) gives a strong performance, gracefully navigating the intense emotional shifts between her relationship with her teacher (Torri Higginson) and her dysfunctional family.