Synonyms of family in English:



  • 1 I met his family
    relatives, relations, kin, next of kin, kinsfolk, kindred, one's (own) flesh and blood, nearest and dearest, people, connections; extended family, in-laws; clan, tribe
    informal folks
  • 2 he had the right kind of family
  • 3 she is married with a family
    children, little ones, youngsters; offspring, progeny, descendants, scions, heirs; a brood; Lawissue
    informal kids, kiddies, tots
  • 4 the warbler family
    taxonomic group, order, class, genus, species; stock, strain, line; Zoologyphylum
  • Quote

    Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
    George Burns, American comedian

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