Details of word FAMILY

Definition of family

v. t. - The collective body of persons who live in one house, and under one head or manager; a household, including parents, children, and servants, and, as the case may be, lodgers or boarders.
v. t. - The group comprising a husband and wife and their dependent children, constituting a fundamental unit in the organization of society.
v. t. - Those who descend from one common progenitor; a tribe, clan, or race; kindred; house; as, the human family; the family of Abraham; the father of a family.
v. t. - Course of descent; genealogy; line of ancestors; lineage.
v. t. - Honorable descent; noble or respectable stock; as, a man of family.
v. t. - A group of kindred or closely related individuals; as, a family of languages; a family of States; the chlorine family.
v. t. - A group of organisms, either animal or vegetable, related by certain points of resemblance in structure or development, more comprehensive than a genus, because it is usually based on fewer or less pronounced points of likeness. In zoology a family is less comprehesive than an order; in botany it is often considered the same thing as an order.

Word "family" contains 6 letters : A F I L M Y

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Word family has no exact anagram.

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The words in bold in above lists are commonly used english words.

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