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Definitions of "son"

  • One's male child. noun
  • A male descendant. noun
  • A man considered as if in a relationship of child to parent: a son of the soil. noun
  • One personified or regarded as a male descendant. noun
  • Used as a familiar form of address for a young man. noun
  • Christianity The second person of the Trinity. noun
  • A male child, a boy or man in relation to his parents; one's male offspring. noun
  • A male adopted person in relation to his adoption parents. noun
  • A male person who has such a close relationship with an older or otherwise more authoritative person that he can be regarded as a son of the other person. noun
  • A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence. noun
  • A male descendant. noun
  • A familiar address to a male person from an older or otherwise more authoritative person. noun
  • A friendly address to a person of equal authority. noun
  • A male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother. noun
  • A male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general. noun
  • Any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other young male dependent. noun
  • A native or inhabitant of some specified place. noun
  • The produce of anything. noun
  • Jesus Christ, the Savior; -- called the Son of God, and the Son of man. noun

The word "son" in example sentences

During the celebrated Peninsular campaign, as a lady, whose son, a French officer in Spain, was seated in her room, she was astonished to perceive the folding doors at the bottom of the apartment slowly open, and disclose to her eyes, _her son_.. [The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, No. 491, May 28, 1831]

Granting _alleyn_ to be rightly put for alone, no ancient writer, I apprehend, ever used such a phrase as this; any more than we should now say -- _my son alone_ for _my only son_.. [The Rowley Poems]

But if she was childless, the next of kin of her husband must beget one son by her; he did not _marry_ her, and his connection with her _ceased on the birth of a son_.. [On The Structure of Greek Tribal Society: An Essay]

It's kep 'by a widder woman whose on'y son -- _red-'aired son_ -- went to sea twenty-three years ago, at the age o' fourteen, an 'was never' eard of arterwards.. [Light Freights]

"Ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto sons, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him; for whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and _scourgeth every son_ whom he receiveth.". [God's Plan with Men]

He copied this stone on 13th September 1855, noting in his diary that Henrietta sketched the church while he copied and translated the inscription which ran as follows -- _Thorleifr Nitki raised this Cross to Fiak, son of his brother's son_, the date being 1084 or 1194 A.D. CHAPTER XXVIII. [George Borrow and His Circle Wherein May Be Found Many Hitherto Unpublished Letters Of Borrow And His Friends]

'The Angel of the Lord said unto Abraham, Because thou hast done this thing, and hast not _withheld_ thy son, _thine only son_, from Me, therefore blessing I will bless thee,' etc.. [Expositions of Holy Scripture St. John Chapters I to XIV]

None but a child could become a son; the idea is -- a spiritual coming of age; _only when the child is a man is he really and fully a son_.. [Unspoken Sermons Series I., II., and II.]

Gerock (p. 20) thinks that Zacharias 'prayer was not for a son of his own, but for an adopted son– as, for instance, the future husband of Mary who might become his heir, and hence accounts for his surprise and unbelief at the announcement of John.. [The Koran (Al-Qur'an)]

The duties of a father are not the same as those of a son; is the word therefore wholly equivocal when we speak of one person as a _good father_, and another as a _good son_?. [The Philosophy of the Conditioned]

The true spectacle of the play, -- the grand hieroglyphic of it, -- is that view of the city, and the woman in the foreground kneeling _for it_, 'to her _son_, her _corrected_ son,' begging for pardon of her corrected rebel -- hanging for life on the chance of his changeful moods and passions.. [The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded]

But no! I am not utterly unhappy; the desert will be brightened by our son, -- yes, it must be a _son_, must it not?. [The Marriage Contract]

23 And Jesus himself, when he began _to teach_, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the _son_ of Heli, 24 the _son_ of Matthat, the _son_ of Levi, the _son_ of. [The Gospel of Luke, An Exposition]

A 14-year-old often stayed all night in an Internet cafe and, "One day, the son came home with joy and told his mother he had ‘earned’ some billion yuan in the game and had got a ‘wife’ and a ’son’," says a Xinhua News Agency report here.. [Online marriage in China -]

Meanwhile the father, who soon heard what the holy man had foretold concerning his son, and knew that his word was _quick and powerful_, [779] said, "He _has slain my son_." [. [St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh]

Had she said the word son in all these prison years?. [Noble Norfleet]

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