Synonyms

1. jewels-of-opar

noun. erect plant with tuberous roots and terminal panicles of red to yellow flowers; southwestern North America to Central America; widely introduced elsewhere.

Synonyms

  • flame flower
  • flame-flower
  • flameflower
  • Talinum paniculatum

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Words that Rhyme with Family Jewels

  • preschools
  • dromgooles
  • mavroules
  • drogoul's
  • stools
  • schools'
  • schools
  • school's
  • rauls
  • mules
  • baiul's
  • tools
  • soules
  • rules
  • rule's
  • pools
  • pool's
  • jules
  • joules
  • ghouls
  • fools
  • fool's
  • cools
  • uhls

2. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] a social unit living together.

Synonyms

  • house
  • home
  • foster family
  • menage a trois
  • foster home
  • conjugal family
  • broken home
  • menage
  • extended family
  • unit
  • nuclear family
  • household

Antonyms

  • original
  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

3. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] primary social group; parents and children.

Synonyms

  • mates
  • family unit
  • kid
  • kindred
  • sib
  • match
  • tribe
  • kin
  • kinship group
  • sibling
  • clan
  • child
  • marriage
  • couple
  • parent
  • married couple
  • man and wife

Antonyms

  • parent
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • snarl

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

4. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] a collection of things sharing a common attribute.

Synonyms

  • sex
  • violin family
  • denomination
  • collection
  • grammatical category
  • paradigm
  • syntactic category
  • declension
  • substitution class
  • category
  • class
  • accumulation
  • superphylum
  • stamp
  • brass family
  • conjugation
  • assemblage
  • woodwind family
  • histocompatibility complex

Antonyms

  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • untidiness
  • disorderliness

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

5. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] people descended from a common ancestor.

Synonyms

  • descent
  • lineage
  • homefolk
  • blood line
  • house
  • ancestry
  • gens
  • blood
  • bloodline
  • kinfolk
  • stemma
  • origin
  • dynasty
  • pedigree
  • kinsfolk
  • family line
  • line of descent
  • people
  • parentage
  • folk
  • sept
  • line
  • name
  • phratry

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • instability
  • war

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

6. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] a person having kinship with another or others.

Synonyms

  • kinsperson
  • kin
  • relative
  • affine

Antonyms

  • dead
  • initiate
  • noncitizen
  • clergy

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

7. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera.

Synonyms

  • bacteria family
  • bird family
  • dicot family
  • amphibian family
  • echinoderm family
  • fungus family
  • monocot family
  • fish family
  • taxon
  • family Panorpidae
  • fern family
  • family Bittacidae
  • Rhabdoviridae
  • Flaviviridae
  • Bunyaviridae
  • subfamily
  • genus
  • magnoliopsid family
  • protoctist family
  • liliopsid family
  • arthropod family
  • ctenophore family
  • moss family
  • Bittacidae
  • tribe
  • chordate family
  • Togaviridae
  • Endamoebidae
  • coelenterate family
  • worm family
  • Reoviridae
  • order
  • mollusk family
  • plant family
  • taxonomic category
  • taxonomic group
  • mammal family
  • Panorpidae
  • Filoviridae
  • family Endamoebidae
  • reptile family
  • form family

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • ascent
  • crossbred
  • purebred

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

8. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] an association of people who share common beliefs or activities.

Synonyms

  • association
  • koinonia

Antonyms

  • sink
  • rich people
  • poor people

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

9. family

noun. ['ˈfæməli, ˈfæmli'] a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities.

Synonyms

  • Cosa Nostra
  • gangland
  • gangdom
  • crime syndicate
  • organized crime
  • mob
  • syndicate
  • Mafia

Antonyms

  • brave
  • rich
  • uninitiate
  • living

Etymology

  • familia (Latin)
  • famula (Latin)

Example sentences of the word family-jewels


1. Noun Phrase
Before selling the family jewels, you can check with the Southern Regional Educational Board (SREB) and see what programs are offered through the Academic Common Market (ACM) reciprocity program.

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