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family

Overview of noun family

1. family, household, house, home, menage -- (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")

2. family, family unit -- (primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family")

3. class, category, family -- (a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents")

4. family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry -- (people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower")

5. kin, kinsperson, family -- (a person having kinship with another or others; "he's kin"; "he's family")

6. family -- ((biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family")

7. syndicate, crime syndicate, mob, family -- (a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities)

8. family, fellowship -- (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")



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