A group consisting of parents and children living together in a household
I met his family
A boat designed to convey or house a family.
A policy limiting the benefits made available to a family by the State; especially one that prevents a family in receipt of welfare assistance from receiving additional assistance because of the birth of another child.
Originally US a car suitable for use by a family, (now) especially a vehicle of larger-than-average size designed to carry adults and children.
Care provided for or by a family, now especially as opposed to that provided by an institution or medical professionals.
The head of a family or household, especially one who earns money or makes decisions for the rest of the family.
A home belonging to or lived in by a (particular) family, especially over several generations; (now also) a home suitable or designed for use by a family.
A period in the evening during which many children and their families watch television, especially 8 to 9 p.m.
A line of descent; a family viewed as a series of descendants.
A man who lives with his wife and children, especially one who enjoys home life
A pew in a church, chapel, etc., permanently reserved for the use of a particular (usually upper-class) family.
A living room used by all family members for recreation and relaxation
The country home of an upper-class family over several generations.
(Chiefly in plural) a bond or connection between two or more family members; an obligation to one's family.
A diagram showing the relationships between people in several generations of a family; a genealogical tree
The members of a family, especially parents and children, considered as a single entity within society
Jesus as a child with Mary and Joseph (and often also others such as John the Baptist or St. Anne), especially as a subject for a painting
Promoting family life and traditional moral values
The family Rutaceae, chiefly comprising woody shrubs and trees, often with strongly scented foliage and fruit, and of which the genus Ruta is the type.
The plant family Juncaceae, which includes the rushes (genus Juncus) and woodrushes (genus Luzula).
the Internet has helped me trace my family tree
One’s biological parents and siblings, as opposed to adoptive relatives
An organized crime syndicate controlled by and centred around a specific family.
A book in which contributions, such as verses and signatures, are inscribed by and for members of a particular family (now rare).
A place or structure in the home reserved for religious ritual or prayer; in Christian use, frequently used in figurative contexts relating to family prayers.
A Bible designed to be used at family prayers, typically one with space on its flyleaves for recording important family events
A place, person, etc., regarded as the nucleus or focal point of a particular family.
The members of a particular family, regarded as a group
A court of law that handles cases involving domestic issues such as divorce, child custody, etc.
(Formerly in the UK) a regular payment by the state to a family with an income below a certain level
A medical doctor who is trained to provide primary health care to patients of either sex and any age
A person who is on friendly terms with a (particular) family; a friend of the family.
A hotel with special facilities or terms for families.
A house belonging to or lived in by a (particular) family, especially over several generations; (originally) specifically the country home of an upper-class family.
Valuable items of jewelry belonging to a particular family and handed down from one generation to the next
An excused absence from work for the purpose of dealing with family matters, especially the birth or adoption of a child or to care for a sick parent or spouse
A benefice which the head of a family can bestow or bequeath.
A person who belongs to a (particular) family; a (close) relative.
(Of a business) owned or run by members of a single family
A social gathering for family members.
A picture, especially a painting, of a family.
Silverware belonging to a particular family, handed down from generation to generation, especially as an heirloom.
Large enough to suit or satisfy a whole family
Designating a style of preparation or serving of food in which diners help themselves from plates of food that have been put on the table
Values held to be traditionally learned or reinforced within a family, such as those of high moral standards and discipline
A family considered to rank first in social prestige or pedigree in a particular place
A family that provides custody or guardianship for children whose parents are dead or unable to look after them
A family living together harmoniously (frequently as a conventional description). Also figurative: a group characterized by high morale, team spirit, etc.