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Origin of son
OTHER WORDS FROM sonsonless, adjectivesonlike, adjective
Words nearby son
Definition for son (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for son
“They know there are drug spots,” said Wanda Williams, who was out for a walk with her son.
Jennie kept his parliamentary vestments for her son, apparently instilling in Winston the sense that he would be a leader.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among the other graduates was Officer Kevin Lynch, brother and son of police officers.
He stood holding his 21-month-old son, Jamison, his wife, Kelly, at his side.
His son, Yaqoob Bizenjo, served as a member of the National Assembly until 2013.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That father too embraced him and asked him in the presence of all,—“Do you remember both your lives, my son?”The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta
I too am a son of Jhebbal Sag, out of a fire-being from a far realm.Beyond the Black River|Robert E. Howard
He had supposed that a rich man's son, because he was a rich man's son, always had all the money he wanted.'As Gold in the Furnace'|John E. Copus
There at that time lived Thorstein, Egil's son, his mother's brother.Laxdla Saga|Anonymous
The son at this period would have awoke him, but he became more composed, for a time, and enjoyed apparently a refreshing sleep.Fardorougha, The Miser|William Carleton
British Dictionary definitions for son (1 of 2)
Other words from sonRelated adjective: filial
Derived forms of sonsonless, adjectivesonlike, adjective
Word Origin for son
British Dictionary definitions for son (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with son
In addition to the idiom beginning with son
- song and dance
- son of a bitch
- favorite son
- like father, like son