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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 for "ancestry":

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

How to pronounce ancestry?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use ancestry in a sentence?

  1. Vagheesh Narasimhan:

    About two-thirds to three-fourths of the ancestry of all modern South Asians comes from a population group related to that of this Indus Valley individual.

  2. William Ralph Inge:

    A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors.

  3. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    I believe that the essence of government lies with unceasing concern for the welfare and dignity and decency and innate integrity of life for every individual. I dont like to say this and wish I didnt have to add these words to make it clear but I willregardless of color, creed, ancestry, sex or age.

  4. 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.

  5. Eske Willerslev:

    This individual is the missing link of Native American ancestry.

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