What are some alternative words for species?

Synonyms for species
ˈspi ʃiz, -siz

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term species.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. species(noun)

    (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed

  2. species(noun)

    a specific kind of something

    "a species of molecule"; "a species of villainy"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. species(n.)

    group (subordinate to a genus)

  2. species(n.)

    kind, sort, description, variety

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. species(n)

    group, class, kind, brood, sort, variety

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cash, espèces, kind, case, 'espã, kinds, types, sort, essences, especies, espèce, varieties, currency, taxon

How to pronounce species?

US English

How to say species in sign language?

  1. species

How to use species in a sentence?

  1. Marije Jongsma:

    The results show that after the use of oral antimicrobials, a shift occurs in the composition of the oral biofilm in a more healthy direction. Several species that can cause caries such as S. Mutans and Lactobacillus, decrease in prevalence, whereas the more harmless species increase in prevalence.

  2. Jonathan Geisler:

    The new fossil species these authors describe show a transitional state between other fossil Kogiids and the two living species, its skull is like those of the living species except that it has a longer snout that is not downturned.

  3. Brian Villmoare:

    At 2.8 million years ago, this places the evolution of our genus very close to 3.0 million years ago, which is when we last see Lucy's species.

  4. Simon Fisher:

    It gives us our first glimpse of how genes might contribute to this particularly striking aspect of the anatomy of our species.

  5. Clint Penick:

    Humans bring a ton of general resources, the species that can take advantage of these resources the best, sort of wins.

Translations for species

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for species »


Find a translation for the species synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of species

  1. species

Discuss these species synonyms with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


    "species." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/species>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for species?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for species:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.