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offspring

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41 in 38 verses (in OT : 35 in 32 verses) (in NT : 6 in 6 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

offspringn. sing. & pl. [Off + spring.].
  •  The act of production; generation.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is produced; a child or children; a descendant or descendants, however remote from the stock.  [1913 Webster]
    "To the gods alone
    Our future offspring and our wives are known.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Origin; lineage; family.  Fairfax.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

offspring, n. (pl. same)
1 a person's child or children or descendant(s).
2 an animal's young or descendant(s).
3 a result.

Etymology
OE ofspring f. OF from + springan SPRING v.

THESAURUS

offspring

aftermath, artifact, bairn, brainchild, breed, brood, by-product, cherub, child, children, chit, coinage, composition, conclusion, concoction, consequence, consequent, corollary, creation, creature, crowning achievement, darling, daughter, derivation, derivative, descendant, descendants, descent, development, distillate, distillation, dynasty, effect, end product, essence, event, eventuality, eventuation, extract, family, folks, foster child, fruit, get, grandchild, grandchildren, granddaughter, grandson, great-grandchildren, handiwork, harvest, hatch, hearth, heir, heiress, heirs, homefolks, hostages to fortune, house, household, inheritors, innocent, invention, issue, kid, kids, kitten, lamb, lambkin, legacy, line, lineage, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little ones, little tad, little tot, logical outcome, manufacture, masterpiece, masterwork, menage, mintage, mite, new generation, new mintage, nipper, offshoot, opera, opus, opuscule, origination, outcome, outgrowth, peewee, people, posterity, precipitate, produce, product, production, progeniture, progeny, result, resultant, rising generation, scion, seed, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, shaver, son, son and heir, sonny, sons, spawn, stepchild, stepdaughter, stepson, succession, successor, swarm, tad, tot, treasures, upshot, wee tot, work, young, younglings, youngster, youngsters

ROGET THESAURUS

offspring

Effect

N effect, consequence, aftergrowth, aftercome, derivative, derivation, result, resultant, resultance, upshot, issue, denouement, end, development, outgrowth, fruit, crop, harvest, product, bud, production, produce, work, handiwork, fabric, performance, creature, creation, offspring, offshoot, firstfruits, firstlings, heredity, telegony, premices premises, owing to, resulting from, derivable from, due to, caused by, dependent upon, derived from, evolved from, derivative, hereditary, telegonous, of course, it follows that, naturally, consequently, as a consequence, in consequence, through, all along of, necessarily, eventually, cela va sans dire, thereby hangs a tale.

Posterity

N posterity, progeny, breed, issue, offspring, brood, litter, seed, farrow, spawn, spat, family, grandchildren, heirs, great-grandchild, child, son, daughter, butcha, bantling, scion, acrospire, plumule, shoot, sprout, olive-branch, sprit, branch, off-shoot, off- set, ramification, descendant, heir, heiress, heir-apparent, heir- presumptive, chip off the old block, heredity, rising generation, straight descent, sonship, line, lineage, filiation, primogeniture, filial, diphyletic, the child is father of the man, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, like father, like son.


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