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Synonyms for ancestry
ˈæn sɛs tri; esp. Brit. -sə strian·ces·t·ry

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  1. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stocknoun

    the descendants of one individual

    "his entire lineage has been warriors"

    Synonyms:
    personal credit line, inception, cable, business, billet, stemma, origination, rakehell, store, beginning, filiation, roue, agate line, lineage, crinkle, stock, telephone circuit, declivity, farm animal, linage, seam, inventory, bloodline, root, course, crease, melodic line, air, channel, short letter, production line, job, occupation, assembly line, parenthood, contrast, downslope, gillyflower, birth, product line, livestock, line of work, blood, bank line, line of merchandise, personal line of credit, rake, melody, decline, derivation, strain, neckcloth, dividing line, rootage, transmission line, breed, ocellus, gunstock, line of descent, argumentation, profligate, logical argument, phone line, furrow, rail line, parentage, wrinkle, descent, blood line, melodic phrase, fund, rip, line of business, pedigree, extraction, declination, pipeline, line of credit, line, business line, railway line, demarcation, subscriber line, line of products, origin, stock certificate, fall, communication channel, caudex, telephone line, credit line, declension, source, broth, line of reasoning, tune, note, simple eye, argument

  2. ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiationnoun

    inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

    Synonyms:
    parentage, lineage, etymologizing, stock, stemma, descent, blood, deriving, origin, linage, line of descent, line, blood line, pedigree, bloodline, filiation, derivation

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ancestrynoun

    Synonyms:
    lineage, family, race, house, line of ancestors

  2. ancestrynoun

    Synonyms:
    pedigree, stock, genealogy, descent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ancestrynoun

    Synonyms:
    lineage, descent, pedigree, stock, ancestors, progenitors

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ancestry":

    descent, ancestors, progeny, origin, ancestor, parentage, ancestral

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How to use ancestry in a sentence?

  1. Marc Haber:

    If you look at the genetics of people who lived during the Roman period and the genetics of people who are living there today, you would think that there was just this continuity, you would think that nothing happened between the Roman period and today, and you would miss that for a certain period of time the population of Lebanon included Europeans and people with mixed ancestry. After the fighting had finished, the mixed generation married into the local population and the genetic traces of the Crusaders were quickly lost.

  2. United States:

    This year marks my father's 100th birthday and the 75th anniversary of Karen Korematsu v. United States decision. At these milestones, it is a reminder that we must' Stand Up For What is Right' and' Stop Repeating History' by enacting a law that will ensure what happened to my father and 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry can never be done to anyone again in the United States.

  3. Anthony Wilder Wohns:

    Simply put, what we did was we created the largest human family tree ever, we have a single genealogy that traces the ancestry of all of humanity, and shows how we're all related to each other today.

  4. Howard McLeod:

    You can use DNA to identify disease risk, so (the world leaders) might be at risk for a disease, you could look and see if there could be some ancestry elements that could be exploited.

  5. Suzanne Franklin:

    My distant cousin received an out of the blue message through Ancestry’s messaging portal from a family in Germany, it turns out that this was in regard to my uncle, Herb Harms, who died on Aug. 16, 1944, when his plane was shot down.


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