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1. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] a relation between people; (relationship' is often used whererelation' would serve, as in the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage ofrelationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness).

Synonyms

  • relation
  • personal relation
  • partnership
  • human relationship

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • paternal
  • crossbred
  • purebred

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)

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2. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection).

Synonyms

  • romance
  • anaclisis
  • sexual relationship
  • love affair

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • death
  • stillbirth

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)

3. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries.

Synonyms

  • account
  • business relationship
  • state
  • affiliation
  • acquaintance
  • tie-up
  • friendly relationship
  • subjection
  • assimilation
  • membership
  • association
  • friendship
  • acquaintanceship
  • subjugation

Antonyms

  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)

4. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption.

Synonyms

  • affinity
  • descent
  • consanguinity
  • fatherhood
  • maternity
  • kinship
  • lineage
  • filiation
  • sistership
  • family relationship
  • relation
  • cognation
  • phylogenetic relation
  • blood kinship
  • marital bed
  • line of descent
  • marital relationship
  • parentage
  • birth
  • brotherhood
  • motherhood
  • paternity

Antonyms

  • consanguinity
  • ancestor
  • descendant
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. 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)
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