What are some alternative words for ancestry?

Synonyms for ancestryˈæn sɛs tri; esp. Brit. -sə stri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock(noun)

    the descendants of one individual

    Synonyms:
    personal credit line, inception, cable, business, billet, stemma, origination, rakehell, store, beginning, ancestry, filiation, roue, agate line, lineage, crinkle, stock, telephone circuit, declivity, farm animal, linage, seam, inventory, bloodline, root, course, crease, melodic line, air, channel, short letter, production line, job, occupation, assembly line, parenthood, contrast, downslope, gillyflower, birth, product line, livestock, line of work, blood, bank line, line of merchandise, personal line of credit, rake, melody, decline, derivation, strain, neckcloth, dividing line, rootage, transmission line, breed, ocellus, gunstock, line of descent, argumentation, profligate, logical argument, phone line, furrow, rail line, parentage, wrinkle, descent, blood line, melodic phrase, fund, rip, line of business, pedigree, extraction, declination, pipeline, line of credit, line, business line, railway line, demarcation, subscriber line, line of products, origin, stock certificate, fall, communication channel, caudex, telephone line, credit line, declension, source, broth, line of reasoning, tune, note, simple eye, argument

  2. ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiation(noun)

    inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

    Synonyms:
    parentage, lineage, etymologizing, stock, ancestry, stemma, descent, blood, deriving, origin, linage, line of descent, line, blood line, pedigree, bloodline, filiation, derivation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ancestry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lineage, family, race, house, line of ancestors

  2. ancestry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pedigree, stock, genealogy, descent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

descent, ancestors, progeny, origin, ancestor, parentage, ancestral


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