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ancestor

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  • nounpredecessor in family
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Synonyms for ancestor

noun predecessor in family
  • forebear
  • forefather
  • founder
  • antecedent
  • ascendant
  • foremother
  • forerunner
  • precursor
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • antecessor
  • foregoer

Antonyms for ancestor

  • descendant
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More words related to ancestor

ancestry

noun. family predecessors; family history

antecedent(s)

noun. predecessor(s) in family

antecedents

noun. predecessor(s) in family

elder

noun. older person

elders

noun. older person

father

noun. male person who begets children
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