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Describing or relating to relatedness

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adjective

related to you directly, for example by being your parent, child, brother, or sister

direct

adjective

related through your parents, grandparents etc and not through other relatives such as uncles or aunts

distant

adjective

related, but not in a close way

familial

adjective

relating to families

family

adjective

relating to families, or typical of families

filial

adjective

concerning sons and daughters and their relationship to their parents

illegitimacy

noun

the state of being born to parents who are not married to each other

illegitimate

adjective

born to parents who are not married to each other

kinship

noun

the fact of being related to someone

legitimate

adjective

a legitimate child is born to parents who are legally married

lineal

adjective

related in a direct line of parents and children to someone who lived in the past

motherless

adjective

without a mother because she is dead or does not look after you

related

adjective

belonging to the same family

removed

adjective

separated by one or more steps or degrees in a family relationship

unrelated

adjective

not part of the same family

genealogical

adjective

genealogist

noun

illegitimately

adverb

lineally

adverb

be distantly related to someone

if two people are distantly related to each other, they are relatives, but not close relatives

like father, like son

used for saying that a man or boy has the same attitudes as his father or behaves in the same way

no relation

used for saying that two people who have the same family name are not related

on the distaff side

on the woman’s side of a family

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