Roget category 111. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.2. Relation
›› 1.2.1. Absolute relation
[Relations of kindred.]
family tie —
ties of blood —
kinsman, kinfolk — kith and kin — relation, relative — connection — sibling, sib — next of kin — uncle, aunt, nephew, niece — cousin, cousin-german† — first cousin, second cousin — cousin once removed, cousin twice removed — etc. near relation, distant relation — brother, sister, one's own flesh and blood.
family, fraternity — brotherhood, sisterhood, cousinhood†.
race, stock, generation — sept etc. 166 — stirps, side — strain — breed, clan, tribe, nation.
be related to
claim relationship with
of the blood,
intimately related, nearly related, closely related, remotely related, distantly related, allied — german.
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