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

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Princeton's WordNet

  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. Ashleigh Haruda:

    The bones don't just tell us what animal it was, but also tell us a number of other things, such as its ancestry( through ancient DNA) and its diet( through chemical isotope analysis).

  2. John Phillips Marquand:

    It is worthwhile for anyone to have behind him a few generations of honest, hard-working ancestry.

  3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another.

  4. 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.

  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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