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Synonyms for generation
ˌdʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. generation

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

    perpetuity, eternity, immortality

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coevals, contemporaries, generationnoun

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

    coevals, contemporaries, genesis, multiplication, propagation

  2. generationnoun

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

    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  3. generationnoun

    the normal time between successive generations

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

    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  4. generationnoun

    a stage of technological development or innovation

    "the third generation of computers"

    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  5. genesis, generationnoun

    a coming into being

    coevals, contemporaries, genesis, multiplication, propagation

  6. generationnoun

    the production of heat or electricity

    "dams were built for the generation of electricity"

    genesis, coevals, contemporaries, multiplication, propagation

  7. generation, multiplication, propagationnoun

    the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. generationnoun


  2. generationnoun

    production, formation

  3. generationnoun

    progeny, offspring, succession of descendants

  4. generationnoun

    family, stock, race, breed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. generationnoun

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

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How to use generation in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    It is a sheer manifestation of ignorance on part of a person who says today's generation is different from previous generations because the basic nature has remained the same of all.

  2. Dee Maynard:

    This generation that is coming through, they are the ones that are the right age to be living and working in Mars, we are trying to help them catch the Mars bug.

  3. Yaqoob Qambrani:

    This year we are planning to hold the festival, so our young generation comes to know about our traditions.

  4. Amy Klobuchar:

    Walter Mondale taught me that leadership isn’t all about giving soaring speeches and punchy sound bites – but actually getting things done for people, he always saw his responsibility as an elected leader as bigger than the immediate challenge at any given moment. His broader mission was helping to prepare a new generation of leaders for the next big decision that needed to be made.

  5. Al Sharpton:

    Were in the post-Obama generation. So, we have already seen a black president, weve already seen a black first family. Now, we want to know what it is going to mean. Symbolism is not enough now. Its substance ... And if there is no substance then weve gotten over the aura of the first.

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