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Definition 1: a person considered as descended from some ancestor - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for descendant in the sense of this definition

(descendant is a kind of ...) a person related by blood or marriage

"police are searching for relatives of the deceased" "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"

(... is a kind of descendant ) a member of a clan or tribe

"the children of Israel"

(... is a kind of descendant ) a descendent or heir

"a scion of royal stock"

Definition 2: going or coming down - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for descendant in the sense of this definition

(descendant is similar to ...) coming down or downward

Definition 3: proceeding by descent from an ancestor - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where descendant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • descendent gene

Synonyms for descendant in the sense of this definition

(descendant is similar to ...) connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

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