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1. 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)

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Words that Rhyme with Grass Family

  • multifamily
  • gramley
  • bramley
  • lamle
  • hamley
  • chamlee

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. grass

noun. ['ˈgræs'] narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay.

Synonyms

  • wheat-grass
  • scutch grass
  • dallisgrass
  • Festuca elatior
  • sandspur
  • goat grass
  • Muhlenbergia schreberi
  • cocksfoot
  • beach grass
  • Cynodon plectostachyum
  • French rye
  • hardinggrass
  • velvet grass
  • cord grass
  • paspalum
  • sword grass
  • gardener's garters
  • burgrass
  • buffalo grass
  • munj
  • gramineous plant
  • lemongrass
  • giant star grass
  • nimblewill
  • wheatgrass
  • Stenotaphrum secundatum
  • doob
  • crabgrass
  • Arrhenatherum elatius
  • meadow grass
  • Phleum pratense
  • sheep fescue
  • gramma grass
  • evergreen grass
  • meadow fescue
  • broom grass
  • Saccharum bengalense
  • birdseed grass
  • ryegrass
  • brome
  • tall-grass
  • Bahama grass
  • Cortaderia richardii
  • Aegilops triuncalis
  • Pennistum villosum
  • Phalaris aquatica
  • toetoe
  • bromegrass
  • Saccharum munja
  • Cynodon dactylon
  • Bahia grass
  • tall oat grass
  • gramma
  • graminaceous plant
  • wild rye
  • Cenchrus tribuloides
  • cordgrass
  • lady's laces
  • nimble Will
  • rush grass
  • sheep's fescue
  • cereal grass
  • Holcus lanatus
  • tall meadow grass
  • cereal
  • meadowgrass
  • Bermuda grass
  • knotgrass
  • lemon grass
  • bent grass
  • Andropogon furcatus
  • Pennisetum ruppelii
  • bent-grass
  • rush-grass
  • blue grass
  • lyme grass
  • tallgrass
  • Yorkshire fog
  • fountain grass
  • Cortaderia selloana
  • bluegrass
  • reed grass
  • Paspalum notatum
  • silver grass
  • Phalaris arundinacea
  • St. Augustine grass
  • ribbon grass
  • Andropogon gerardii
  • cockspur
  • shortgrass
  • plume grass
  • Buchloe dactyloides
  • canary grass
  • Phalaris tuberosa
  • bunchgrass
  • Paspalum distichum
  • fescue grass
  • love grass
  • midgrass
  • zoysia
  • Phalaris canariensis
  • false oat
  • devil grass
  • toe toe
  • feathertop
  • fescue
  • Pennisetum setaceum
  • bay grass
  • bur grass
  • dropseed
  • drop-seed
  • dallis grass
  • reed canary grass
  • sandbur
  • star grass
  • Paspalum dilatatum
  • timothy
  • Holcus mollis
  • field sandbur
  • pampas grass
  • crab grass
  • Harding grass
  • toowomba canary grass
  • finger grass
  • grama
  • Dactylis glomerata
  • bluestem
  • herd's grass
  • short-grass
  • Arundo richardii
  • blue stem
  • grama grass
  • orchard grass
  • bent
  • bunch grass
  • plumed tussock
  • rye grass
  • Festuca ovina
  • feathertop grass
  • munja
  • creeping soft grass

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • sell
  • overstate
  • deceive

Etymology

  • gras (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. grass

verb. ['ˈgræs'] shoot down, of birds.

Synonyms

  • hit
  • pip

Antonyms

  • cork
  • lock
  • bar

Etymology

  • gras (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. grass

noun. ['ˈgræs'] a police informer who implicates many people.

Synonyms

  • blabber
  • rat
  • informer
  • supergrass
  • squealer

Antonyms

  • worth
  • nonworker
  • fire
  • buy

Etymology

  • gras (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word grass-family


1. Noun Phrase
Of the Poaceae or grass family, this perennial graminoid grows throughout most of the southern two-thirds of North America.

2. Noun Phrase
A perennial graminoid member of the Poaceae or grass family, American beachgrass (Ammophila breviligulata) is native to the country’s coastal areas, thriving in the full sun and their well-drained sandy-soil conditions.

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