HyperDic: offspring

English > 3 senses of the word offspring:
NOUNperson offspring, progeny, issuethe immediate descendants of a person
eventoffspring, materialization, materialisationsomething that comes into existence as a result
animaloffspring, youngany immature animal
offspring > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > offspring: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe immediate descendants of a person.
Example"she was the mother of many offspring"
Synonymsprogeny, issue
NarrowerbabyThe youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
bastard, by-blow, love child, illegitimate child, illegitimate, whoresonThe illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
child, kidA human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
firstborn, eldestThe offspring who came first in the order of birth
grandchildA child of your son or daughter
successor, heirA person who inherits some title or office
Broaderrelative, relationA person related by blood or marriage
Spanishdescendencia, descendiente, vástago
Catalandescendent, plançó, progènie
Adjectivesfilialdesignating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation
English > offspring: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningSomething that comes into existence as a result.
Example"industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"
Synonymsmaterialization, materialisation
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
English > offspring: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningAny immature animal.
NarrowerhatchlingAny recently hatched animal (especially birds)
orphanA young animal without a mother
spatA young oyster or other bivalve
young birdA bird that is still young
young fishA fish that is young
young mammalAny immature mammal
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishcría, vástago
Catalancria, petit

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