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See definition of generations on Dictionary.com
  • nouncreation, production
  • nounera; age group

synonyms for generations

  • bearing
  • breeding
  • formation
  • genesis
  • origination
  • procreation
  • propagation
  • reproduction
  • begetting
  • bringing forth
  • engenderment
  • multiplying
  • spawning
  • breed
  • crop
  • time
  • span
  • eon
  • rank
  • step
  • period
  • epoch
  • day
  • peers
  • aeon
  • days
  • times
  • contemporaries
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How to use generations in a sentence

This new nexus of print has grown up in the lifetime of four or five generations, and it is undergoing constant changes.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The average citizen of three generations ago was probably not aware that he was an extreme individualist.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
For thousands of years—perhaps for millions of years—the generations of men prayed to God for help, for comfort, for guidance.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The "standing room" problem is still removed from us by such uncounted generations that we need give no thought to it.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Here is a gold-mine for the makers of boys' books of all future generations to quarry in.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
And most of them have gone under anyhow—in the cheerful California fashion: three generations from shirt sleeves to shirt sleeves.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Other forces now shape the oncoming generations and prepare them for further sensitive influences.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
They announce to us successive generations of animals and plants; but they do not tell us how long these generations lived.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
No attempt is made to fix the time when the building will be completed, but the work will undoubtedly occupy several generations.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
In all cases there is a stairway, often long and steep, crumbling with time and worn with the feet of pious generations.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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WORDS RELATED TO GENERATIONS

  • ancestors
  • ancestries
  • births
  • bloods
  • broods
  • children
  • clans
  • classes
  • descendants
  • descents
  • dynasties
  • extractions
  • folks
  • forebears
  • genealogies
  • generations
  • genres
  • groups
  • heirs and assigns
  • households
  • houses
  • in-laws
  • inheritances
  • issues
  • kindreds
  • kinds
  • kith and kins
  • lineages
  • lines
  • menages
  • ménages
  • networks
  • parentage
  • pedigrees
  • people
  • progenies
  • races
  • relations
  • relationships
  • relatives
  • siblings
  • strains
  • subdivisions
  • systems
  • tribes
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