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Synonyms for ancestry
ˈæn sɛs tri; esp. Brit. -sə stri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock(noun)

    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, filiation(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ancestry(n.)

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

  2. ancestry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pedigree, stock, genealogy, descent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ancestry(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce ancestry?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say ancestry in sign language?

  1. ancestry

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How to use ancestry in a sentence?

  1. Anna Swayne:

    I think that the desire to use genetic ancestry testing has really changed over the sort of 12-15 year duration of the industry.

  2. Zenobia Jacobs:

    So, the Denisovan ancestry in living Australian Aboriginal and New Guinean people could, therefore, be the result of direct interbreeding between their ancestors and Denisovans, but we do not know where this interaction took place.

  3. Hugo Swire:

    It (the book) ignores the inconvenient truth that some people on the islands can trace their Falklands ancestry back through nine generations, longer than the current borders of Argentina have existed.

  4. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert:

    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.

  5. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

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


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