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synonyms for relatives

  • aunt
  • cousin
  • father
  • folk
  • mother
  • niece
  • sibling
  • uncle
  • agnate
  • blood
  • brother-in-law
  • cognate
  • connection
  • father-in-law
  • folks
  • grandparents
  • in-laws
  • kinsperson
  • mother-in-law
  • nephew
  • relation
  • sib
  • sister-in-law
  • stepbrother
  • stepparent
  • stepsister
  • clansperson
  • great-grandparents
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How to use relatives in a sentence

A dish of toads of the largest and most repulsive variety used to be offered one by one to the big man's relatives and guests.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The mob of relatives and friends wrecked and burned the castle, massacring the retainers to a man.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
One would have thought that half the dogs in the neighborhood had relatives coming from Columbia.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Afterward, accompanied by his relatives, he proceeded to the room where were placed the tablets in memory of his ancestors.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
He does not know yet that the larger estate a man leaves to his relatives the more useful his life has been.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
It is said he never eat a morsel at his own expense, and left about $35,000 to relatives whom he had never seen.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Well, when the relatives of the folk that are buried beside her found out the sort of person she was, what do you think they said?
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
As years passed and nothing was heard from him, his relatives breathed sighs of relief and considered him as one dead.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
He said his name was Mark Grafton, that his parents were dead, and that he had no living relatives who cared for him.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
"I regret very much that I have come too late to know any of my male relatives," he said, affably.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO RELATIVES

  • 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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