Synonyms for parentage
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : pair-uhn-tij, par-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɛər ən tɪdʒ, ˈpær-|
Top 10 synonyms for parentage Other synonyms for the word parentage
Définition of parentageOrigin :
- late 15c., "parental conduct," from Middle French parentage (12c.), from parent (see parent). Meaning "lineage" is from 1560s; figurative use from 1580s.
- noun ancestry
- His parentage was obscure, and he was generally known only by his nickname of Professor.
- Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
- On the contrary, I was delighted; her parentage was well known to me.
- Extract from : « The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete » by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
- Nothing is certain about his parentage, and his age is the subject of dispute.
- Extract from : « Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia » by Various
- Notwithstanding her Jewish parentage, she was fair as the day and fresh as the dawn.
- Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
- "You have been in error, sir, touching your parentage," quoth he bluntly.
- Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
- The taint of alcoholism was in his blood, and matrimony and parentage were not for him.
- Extract from : « The Missionary » by George Griffith
- Was revenge his motive now, stronger since her revelation of her parentage?
- Extract from : « The Vagrant Duke » by George Gibbs
- The vine is usually vigorous and, considering its parentage, is very hardy.
- Extract from : « Manual of American Grape-Growing » by U. P. Hedrick
- Through this channel Atlee drew him on to the subject of the Greek girl and her parentage.
- Extract from : « Lord Kilgobbin » by Charles Lever
- Parentage in Burma has never degenerated into a sort of slavery.
- Extract from : « The Soul of a People » by H. Fielding
Antonyms for parentage
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