What is another word for Families?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪlɪz] (IPA)

The word "families" is a common term used to refer to a group of people related to each other by blood, marriage, or adoption. However, there are many synonyms for this word that can be used to describe different types of family units. For example, "clans" can be used to describe a large family with multiple generations, while "households" can refer to a family living together in a single dwelling. "Kin" and "tribe" can both be used to describe a group of related people, while "brood" can be used to describe a large family with many children. Other synonyms for families include "lineages," "dynasties," "kindreds," and "relations".

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Usage examples for Families

An institution attended by hundreds of girls from the best Families of America was not the place one would expect a mystery of crime.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
In the evening several Families were given a feast which was followed by songs and dances.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
It was a beautiful sight to watch them, divided as they were into Families and in small groups.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Families

  • Families, particularly, tend to be the ones that you take the most for granted. They seem to slip under the radar, all those important things - it almost becomes second nature to do so.
    Adam Garcia
  • Families are about love overcoming emotional torture.
    Matt Groening
  • Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
    Brad Henry
  • Families with babies and Families without babies are sorry for each other.
    Edgar Watson Howe
  • Families survive, one way or another. You have a tie, a connection that exists long after death, through many lifetimes.
    Jessica Lange

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