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English noun: lineage

1. lineage (group) the descendants of one individual


SamplesHis entire lineage has been warriors.


Synonymsancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock


Broader (hypernym)family tree, genealogy


Narrower (hyponym)family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept, side

2. lineage the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors


Synonymsdescent, filiation, line of descent


Broader (hypernym)family relationship, kinship, relationship


Narrower (hyponym)bilateral descent, unilateral descent

3. lineage (quantity) the number of lines in a piece of printed material


Synonymslinage


Broader (hypernym)number

4. lineage (possession) a rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted


Synonymslinage


Broader (hypernym)charge per unit, rate

5. lineage (attribute) inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline


Synonymsancestry, derivation, filiation


Broader (hypernym)hereditary pattern, inheritance


Narrower (hyponym)bloodline, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree


Attributecrossbred, purebred









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