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1. family (om gruppe) a social unit living together


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)home, house, household, menage


Mindre specifikke termersocial unit, unit


Mere specifikke termerbroken home, conjugal family, extended family, foster family, foster home, menage a trois, nuclear family

2. family (om gruppe) primary social group; parents and children


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wanted to have a good job before starting a family.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)family unit


Mindre specifikke termerclan, kin, kin group, kindred, kinship group, tribe


Mere specifikke termercouple, man and wife, marriage, married couple, match, mates


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBronte sisters, Marx Brothers


Tilhører disse specifikke termerchild, kid, parent, sib, sibling

3. family (om gruppe) a collection of things sharing a common attribute


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere are two classes of detergents.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)category, class


Mindre specifikke termeraccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Mere specifikke termerbrass family, conjugation, declension, denomination, grammatical category, histocompatibility complex, paradigm, sex, stamp, substitution class, syntactic category, violin family, woodwind family


Tilhører disse specifikke termersuperphylum

4. family (om gruppe) people descended from a common ancestor


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept


Mindre specifikke termerancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock


Mere specifikke termerdynasty, gens, homefolk, house, name, people

5. family (om person) a person having kinship with another or others


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe's kin.
He's family.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)kin, kinsperson


Mindre specifikke termerrelation, relative


Mere specifikke termeraffine

6. family (om gruppe) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSharks belong to the fish family.


Mindre specifikke termertaxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group


Mere specifikke termeramphibian family, arthropod family, bacteria family, bird family, Bittacidae, chordate family, coelenterate family, ctenophore family, dicot family, echinoderm family, Endamoebidae, family Bittacidae, family Endamoebidae, family Panorpidae, fern family, Filoviridae, fish family, form family, fungus family, liliopsid family, magnoliopsid family, mammal family, mollusk family, monocot family, moss family, Panorpidae, plant family, protoctist family, reptile family, worm family


Tilhører disse specifikke termerArenaviridae, Bunyaviridae, Flaviviridae, genus, Reoviridae, Rhabdoviridae, subfamily, Togaviridae, tribe


Tilhører disse overordnede termerorder


Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

7. family (om gruppe) a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crime syndicate, mob, syndicate


Mindre specifikke termergangdom, gangland, organized crime


Mere specifikke termerCosa Nostra, Maffia, Mafia

8. family (om gruppe) an association of people who share common beliefs or activities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family.
The church welcomed new members into its fellowship.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fellowship


Mindre specifikke termerassociation


Mere specifikke termerkoinonia









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