Family and Tribe


Family noun - A group of persons who come from the same ancestor.
Usage example: the Adams family made remarkable contributions to American life for more than two centuries
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Synonyms for Family

Tribe is a synonym for family in kin topic. In some cases you can use "Tribe" instead a noun "Family", when it comes to topics like society, clan, ancestors. popular alternative

Nearby Word: familial


Tribe noun - A group of persons who come from the same ancestor.
Usage example: the wedding joined the two tribes together
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Synonyms for Tribe

Family is a synonym for tribe in people topic. You can use "Family" instead a noun "Tribe", if it concerns topics such as kin, society. popular alternative

Nearby Words: tribal, tribesman, tribalism

How words are described

old old family old tribe
complete complete family complete tribe
certain certain family certain tribe
rival rival family rival tribe
Other adjectives: original, friendly, ruling, single, small, powerful, actual, entire, evil, main, white, ancient, new, former, titular, different, local, adoptive.

Both words in one sentence

  • Tragic Bigot Her entire warren (tribe/family/group) was slaughtered by a band of humans, and her mother, like Lisa above, told her not to hate all humans for this.
    Source: Tragic Bigot
  • Podcast / Gays In Capes Though he turned out the most collected of the group ... Ireth has her whole tribe and family wiped out by a group of Orcs.
  • Cool Old Guy: Hongi's father, who cares for his family and tribe and tries to seek peace with Wirepa's tribe rather than start a war (it doesn't work).
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