Son meaning

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A male descendant.
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One personified or regarded as a male descendant.
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Used as a familiar form of address for a young man.
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A male thought of as having been formed by some influence, as a child is by a parent.

Sons of France.

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A boy or man as he is related to either or both parents.
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(Christianity) Jesus Christ, whom Christians believe to be the son of God.
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One's male child.
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The second person of the Trinity.
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An affectionate or familiar form of address to a boy or man, as used by an older person.
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SupraOptic Nucleus.
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(philately) Socked on the nose.
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Sonora, a state of Mexico.
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Added to a stem (usually a given name or surname) to form a patronymic surname.
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A male descendant.
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A man considered as if in a relationship of child to parent.

A son of the soil.

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The definition of a son is the male offspring of parents.

An example of a son is a boy's relationship with his mother.

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the Son
  • Jesus Christ, as the second person of the Trinity.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Son

Origin of son

  • Middle English from Old English sunu seuə-1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Nordic patronyms of the form name + son
    From Wiktionary