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Family 1

Definition: The collective body of persons who live in one house, and under one head or manager; a household, including parents, children, and servants, and, as the case may be, lodgers or boarders.

Family 2

Definition: The group comprising a husband and wife and their dependent children, constituting a fundamental unit in the organization of society.

Family 3

Definition: Those who descend from one common progenitor; a tribe, clan, or race; kindred; house; as, the human family; the family of Abraham; the father of a family.

Family 4

Definition: Course of descent; genealogy; line of ancestors; lineage.

Family 5

Definition: Honorable descent; noble or respectable stock; as, a man of family.

Family 6

Definition: A group of kindred or closely related individuals; as, a family of languages; a family of States; the chlorine family.

Family 7

Definition: A group of organisms, either animal or vegetable, related by certain points of resemblance in structure or development, more comprehensive than a genus, because it is usually based on fewer or less pronounced points of likeness. In zoology a family is less comprehesive than an order; in botany it is often considered the same thing as an order.

family 8

Definition: primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"

family 9

Definition: people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"

family 10

Definition: a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"

family 11

Definition: a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"

family 12

Definition: (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"

family 13

Definition: an association of people who share common beliefs or activities; "the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"; "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"

family 14

Definition: a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

family 15

Definition: a person having kinship with another or others; "he''s kin"; "he''s family"


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