Line and Parentage


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Line noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: he comes from a noble line that goes back several centuries

Parentage is a synonym for line in kin topic. In some cases you can use "Parentage" instead a noun "Line", when it comes to topics like ancestry, lineage, blood line.
Nearby Words: lined, linear, lineup, lineage, lineal
Synonyms for Line


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Parentage noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: they were pleased that their son's girlfriend was of good parentage

Line is a synonym for parentage in family topic. You can use "Line" instead a noun "Parentage", if it concerns topics such as kin, ancestry, blood line, origins.
Nearby Words: parent, parenting, parenthood
Synonyms for Parentage

How words are described

exact exact line exact parentage
similar similar line similar parentage
actual actual line actual parentage
real real line real parentage
Other adjectives: great, royal.

Both words in one sentence

  • Comic Book / Ultimate X-Men Though his powers are based on 616-Proteus, his personality is more in line with Legion, and his parentage is based on a combination of the two.
  • Just For Fun / Surprisingly Similar Characters The brunette is unfairly distrusted by his fellow felines because of his parentage, but all ends well: he finds happiness with the redhead and eventually becomes next-in-line to be leader.
  • Literature / The Mists of Avalon Divine Parentage: While not exactly divine, the queen of the fairy folk reveals that Morgan, and assumingly all of the royal line of Avalon, are descended from the same lineage as she is.
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