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ancestry

see definition of ancestry
  • nounfamily predecessors; family history
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Synonyms for ancestry

noun family predecessors; family history
  • ancestor
  • antecedent
  • descent
  • extraction
  • forebear
  • genealogy
  • heritage
  • lineage
  • origin
  • parentage
  • blood
  • breed
  • breeding
  • derivation
  • forefather
  • foremother
  • forerunner
  • house
  • kindred
  • line
  • pedigree
  • precursor
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • race
  • source
  • stock
  • antecessor
  • foregoer

Antonyms for ancestry

  • effect
  • end
  • result
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to ancestry

antecedent(s)

noun. predecessor(s) in family
  • ancestor
  • ancestry
  • antecessor
  • blood
  • descent
  • extraction
  • forebears
  • forefather/mother
  • genealogy
  • line
  • primogenitor
  • progenitor
  • stock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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