1. [ noun ] the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
Synonyms: birth
Related terms: kinship rear
2. [ noun ] the state of being a parent
Synonyms: parenthood

"to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man"

Related terms: adulthood rear
3. [ noun ] the descendants of one individual
Synonyms: stock ancestry line pedigree lineage blood bloodline descent origin stemma blood_line line_of_descent

"his entire lineage has been warriors"

Related terms: genealogy breed family side rear
Similar spelling:   parent