the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
"blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
temperament or disposition
"a person of hot blood"
rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue(noun)
a dissolute man in fashionable society
rent, pitch, rakehell, parentage, blood line, snag, crosscurrent, lineage, roue, stock, rip, ancestry, stemma, descent, pedigree, riptide, line of descent, tide rip, line, slant, squanderer, rake, origin, split, countercurrent, bloodline, tear, profligate, prodigal
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"
personal credit line, inception, cable, business, billet, stemma, origination, rakehell, store, beginning, ancestry, 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, 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
people viewed as members of a group
"we need more young blood in this organization"
smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
blood(noun)A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.
Blood(noun)A member of the Los Angeles gang The Bloods.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Kind is broader than kin, denoting the most general relationship, as of the whole human species in mankind, humankind, etc.; kin and kindred denote direct relationship that can be traced through either blood or marriage, preferably the former; either of these words may signify collectively all persons of the same blood or members of the same family, relatives or relations. Affinity is relationship by marriage, consanguinity is relationship by blood. There are no true antonyms of kin or kindred, except those made by negatives, since strangers, aliens, foreigners, and foes may still be kin or kindred.
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