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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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