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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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And Carol is also delighted to discover that her great-grandfather was one of the first from the area to export livestock to the highly lucrative Liverpool markets - a shrewd business move which allowed him to gain enough capital to buy the houses in which she enjoyed an idyllic childhood.
I was brought up a Liverpool fan and my great-grandfather Jack Parkinson played as a striker for the club so this is a fabulous opportunity for me to work for an organisation which means so much to me personally.
Tyler Thompson said he is most impressed that his great-grandfather survived and managed to live a normal life despite what he went through.
When he reached Bellavista, near Tepic, in the west of the country, he found more than 400 relatives - all the result of a secret affair his great-grandfather had.
I would be very interested if John Myrddin had any other information he could let me have on my great-grandfather.
I'd been told my great-grandfather died in a train crash.
Milch's great-grandfather, John Milch, was turned in by an undercover agent who went into a German beer hall and got people to talk about the war.
The stolen prince; Gannibal, adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual.
His beloved great-grandfather had taught him the ancient Acoma tribal ways and the Keresan language, and when the old man died Kendall became the last living member of the Snake Clan.
Of course, the movie is also solipsistically concerned with his great-grandfather John Harvey McElwee, the original marketer of Bull Durham, who was brought to financial ruin by his rival, the cigarette tycoon James Duke.
Tishman heads a family organization that was founded by his great-grandfather Julius Tishman in 1898.
Jensen, who moved here three years ago with her husband, Phil, discovered her great-great-grandfather's name a couple of years ago when a distant relative sent her a copy of the death certificate of William Elias Pearson, Jensen's great-grandfather, who died in Kalispell, Mont.
But the most compelling figure in the Madden family is Sarah's son Willis, the author's great-grandfather.
Watson chose the platform of raising awareness about the disease when she competed for the title last July because both her grandfather and great-grandfather passed away from ALS, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Her great-grandfather William Wedgwood Benn and great-great-grandfather Sir John Williams Benn were MPs.