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Princeton's WordNet

  1. descendants, posterity(noun)

    all of the offspring of a given progenitor

    "we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. descendants(n. pl.)

    progeny, posterity, offspring

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. descendants(n. pl)

    progeny, posterity, offspring

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    descendents, descendant, progenies, downdrafts, heirs, downshifts, nuclides

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  1. Christopher Cardozo:

    The work is being used actively by Native people to help them rediscover who they are, what their language was, what their customs and rituals were, in many cases, the descendants of people who Curtis photographed have no photographs of them. If you think of what conditions were like in 1900, even if they were given photographs -- which often happened -- they've been lost or destroyed. I am finding that the Native people, overwhelmingly, really appreciate what Curtis and their ancestors did together.

  2. Juan Hidalberto Hernandez:

    This is a historic event for the church, many families and their descendants left their saints behind and didnt have a church to pray in.

  3. Xu Xing:

    Over the last 30 years, there were so many discoveries made that demonstrate birds are really descendants of dinosaurs.

  4. Johann Klages:

    To get a better idea of what the climate was like in this warmest phase of the Cretaceous, we first assessed the climatic conditions under which the plants' modern descendants live.

  5. Nina Smith:

    Donald Trump is in no position to give anyone advice on combating racism, but were glad to have another chance to talk about Frederick Douglass and his legacy, pete was proud to name his comprehensive plan to dismantle systemic racism after one of Americas most recognized leaders, Mr. Douglass, with input and support from his descendants.

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