Son

Definition of Son

n.1.A male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother.
Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son.
- Gen. xxi. 2.
2.A male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general.
I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings.
- Isa. xix. 11.
I am the Lord, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.
- Mal. iii. 6.
3.Any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other young male dependent.
The child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son.
- Ex. ii. 10.
Be plain, good son, and homely in thy drift.
- Shak.
4.A native or inhabitant of some specified place; as, sons of Albion; sons of New England.
5.The produce of anything.
Earth's tall sons, the cedar, oak, and pine.
- Blackmore.
6.Jesus Christ, the Savior; - called the Son of God, and the Son of man.
We . . . do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.
- 1 John iv. 14.
Who gave His Son sure all has given.
- Keble.
Sons of the prophets
See School of the prophets, under Prophet.

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aunt, auntie, blood brother, brethren, brother, bub, bubba, bud, buddy, child, country cousin, cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, daughter, descendant, father, first cousin, foster brother, foster child, frater, grandchild, granddaughter, grandnephew, grandniece, grandson, granduncle, great-aunt, great-uncle, half brother, heiress, junior, kid brother, lad, laddie, mother, nephew, niece, nuncle, nunks, nunky, offspring, scion, second cousin, sis, sissy, sister, sister-german, sistern, son and heir, sonny, stepbrother, stepchild, stepdaughter, stepsister, stepson, stripling, tad, unc, uncle, uncs, uterine brother
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