Definitions for daughterˈdɔ tər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a girl or woman in relation to her parents.
any female descendant.
a person related as if by the ties binding daughter to parent:
a daughter of the church.
anything personified as female and considered with respect to its origin.
an isotope formed by radioactive decay of another isotope.
Category: Chemistry, Physics
(adj.)pertaining to a cell or other structure arising from division or replication:
daughter cell; daughter DNA.
Origin of daughter:
bef. 950; ME doughter, OE dohtor, c. OS dohtar, OHG tochter, ON dōttir, Go dauhtar, Gk thygátēr, Skt duhita
a female human offspring
"her daughter cared for her in her old age"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a female child
This is my daughter.; Her daughter is in college.
Oneu2019s female child.
A female descendant.
Origin: From doughter, from dohtor, from duhtēr (cf. Scots/West Frisian/Dutch dochter, German Tochter, Swedish dotter), from dʰugh₂tḗr (cf. Gaulish , Tocharian A ckācar, B tkācer, Lithuanian duktė).
the female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals
a female descendant; a woman
a son's wife; a daughter-in-law
a term of address indicating parental interest
Translations for daughter
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a female child (when spoken of in relation to her parents)
That is Mary's daughter; She has two daughters.
- إبْنَه، بِنْتArabic
- filhaPortuguese (BR)
- die TochterGerman
- فرزند دخترFarsi
- बेटी, पुत्रीHindi
- kćerka, kćiCroatian
- l(e)ány(a vkinek)Hungarian
- anak perempuanIndonesian
- anak perempuanMalay
- فرزند دخترPersian
- kız evlâtTurkish
- 女兒Chinese (Trad.)
- con gáiVietnamese
- 女儿Chinese (Simp.)
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