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Synonyms for generation
ˌdʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coevals, contemporaries, generation(noun)

    all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

    Synonyms:
    coevals, contemporaries, genesis, multiplication, propagation

  2. generation(noun)

    group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

    Synonyms:
    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  3. generation(noun)

    the normal time between successive generations

    "they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade"

    Synonyms:
    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  4. generation(noun)

    a stage of technological development or innovation

    "the third generation of computers"

    Synonyms:
    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  5. genesis, generation(noun)

    a coming into being

    Synonyms:
    coevals, contemporaries, genesis, multiplication, propagation

  6. generation(noun)

    the production of heat or electricity

    "dams were built for the generation of electricity"

    Synonyms:
    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  7. generation, multiplication, propagation(noun)

    the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

    Synonyms:
    genesis, multiplication, times, contemporaries, extension, propagation, coevals

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. generation

    Synonyms:
    age, period, era, epoch, lifetime, offspring, stock, race, origination, breed, progeny, formation

    Antonyms:
    perpetuity, eternity, immortality

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. generation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    procreation

  2. generation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    production, formation

  3. generation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    progeny, offspring, succession of descendants

  4. generation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    family, stock, race, breed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. generation(n)

    Synonyms:
    procreation, reproduction, prolification, begetting, origination, production, formation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    generating, production, generations, gen, génération, generate, gil, jill, creation, jil, jel, output, breed

How to pronounce generation?

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How to use generation in a sentence?

  1. Robert De Niro:

    If this film does very well, and we hope it does, then they might start making other films like it. It's a great story area - younger generation and older generation.

  2. Sadiq Khan:

    This is a landmark day for our city. Our toxic air is an invisible killer responsible for one of the biggest national health emergencies of our generation, the ULEZ is the centerpiece of our plans to clean up London's air -- the boldest plans of any city on the planet, and the eyes of the world are on us.

  3. Jacob Wallenberg:

    They have to get the experience, and then we'll see what happens. And the sixth generation is in the middle of that right now.

  4. William Plomer:

    Johannes Meintjes… is one of the more articulate South Africans of his generation. A prolific painter, he is also a fluent author in both English and Afrikaans. With unresting curiosity about South African national and regional history, he seems blessedly free from political or racial bias, and when he writes of nations or persons in conflict is alert to what is good or bad on both sides.

  5. Commission Chairwoman Betty Ann Kane:

    Pepco would become a second-tier company in a much larger corporation whose primary interest is not in distribution, but in generation.


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