Definitions for sonsʌn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word son
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a male child or person in relation to his parents.
a male child or person adopted as a son.
a person related as if by ties of sonship.
a male person looked upon as the product or result of a particular agent, force, or influence:
sons of the soil.
the Son, the second person of the Trinity; Jesus Christ.
Origin of son:
bef. 900; ME sone, OE sunu, c. OFris, OS, OHG sunu, ON sunr, sonr, Go sunus, Lith sūnùs, Skt sūnus; akin to Gk huiós
a male human offspring
"their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"
Son, Word, Logos(noun)
the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a male child
I have three sons.
A male child, a boy or man in relation to his parents; one's male offspring.
The Chinese and Indians say all too often: "I want a son, not a daughter."
A male adopted person in relation to his adoption parents.
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.
A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence.
He was a son of the mafia system.
A male descendant.
The pharaohs were believed to be sons of the Sun.
A familiar address to a male person from an older or otherwise more authoritative person.
Son, can't you see that she's just a little girl? uE00014371uE001 Bruce Springsteen, "Working on the Highway"
Jesus Christ, whom Christians believe to be the son of God.
a male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother
a male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general
any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other male dependent
a native or inhabitant of some specified place; as, sons of Albion; sons of New England
the produce of anything
jesus Christ, the Savior; -- called the Son of God, and the Son of man
A son is a male offspring; a boy or man in relation to his parents. The female counterpart is a daughter.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'son' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #756
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'son' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1044
Rank popularity for the word 'son' in Nouns Frequency: #230
Anagrams of son
NOS, No.'s, nos
Translations for son
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a male child (when spoken of in relation to his parents)
He is the son of the manager.
- filhoPortuguese (BR)
- der SohnGerman
- فرزند پسرFarsi
- पुत्र, बेटाHindi
- vkinek a fiaHungarian
- anak laki-lakiIndonesian
- anak lelakiMalay
- فرزند پسرPersian
- erkekçocuk, oğulTurkish
- 兒子Chinese (Trad.)
- بیٹا، فرزندUrdu
- con traiVietnamese
- 儿子Chinese (Simp.)
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