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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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But she realised he had no idea what his great-grandparents had done before they retired.
A police spokeswoman said: "Isabella May Crump fell into the pool at the villa home of her great-grandparents on Wednesday afternoon.
In 2010, exactly 100 years after Belle Kelly was murdered, Denise journeyed to City Cemetery in Belfast to meet relatives at the new granite headstone they had all clubbed together to erect at their great-grandparents' burial place.
TRC Commissioner Wilton Littlechild noted that these children are about the same age as their grandparents and great-grandparents were when they were put into residential schools across Canada.
Pete and Kate share great-grandparents Thomas Temple and Elizabeth Myers and their family is descended from Durham pitmen.
I really would be grateful to find out more about my grandfather and can be contacted via e-mail at - RITA RUSHWORTH Searching for news of my great-grandparents I AM looking for information on my great grandparents John Thomas and Elizabeth Anne Wood.
THE Barrow Cadbury Trust (Mike Olley's article "Cadbury loses local roots", Birmingham Mail November 16) was established bymy great-grandparents to advance their philanthropic wishes as Quakers and humanitarians.
"I hoped we would cover my grandparents, and from watching the show previously I knew it was possible to find out about great-grandparents and even further in some cases," says Martin.
Second cousins have the same great-grandparents as you, but not the same grandparents.
My grandparents, great-grandparents, and great-great-grandparents all had farms and gardens in the "Old Country." I remember picking strawberries and raspberries in my grandparent's garden.
Likewise, the same person has four sets of great-grandparents, eight sets of great-great grandparents, sixteen sets of great-great-great grandparents--and so on.
Next to his picture were photos of my great-grandparents, Ellis Island immigrants.
I like knowing that, for many Easters to come, I'll be able to carry on a tradition that people like my great-grandparents brought to this country.
Usually, they have grandparents and great-grandparents who were tall, too.
His paternal great-grandparents, with whom he spent considerable time, were described in the 1915 publication Colored Charlotte as "former servants of Dr.