1. [ noun ] the immediate descendants of a person
Synonyms: issue progeny

"she was the mother of many offspring" "he died without issue"

Related terms: relative child baby grandchild firstborn successor bastard
2. [ noun ] something that comes into existence as a result
Synonyms: materialisation materialization

"industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring" "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"

Related terms: consequence result happen
3. [ noun ] (zoology) any immature animal
Synonyms: young
Related terms: animal young_bird young_mammal orphan spat young_fish hatchling