What does SON mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. son, boy(noun)

    a male human offspring

    "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"

  2. Son, Word, Logos(noun)

    the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)


  1. son(Noun)

    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."

  2. son(Noun)

    A male adopted person in relation to his adoption parents.

  3. son(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.

  4. son(Noun)

    A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence.

    He was a son of the mafia system.

  5. son(Noun)

    A male descendant.

    The pharaohs were believed to be sons of the Sun.

  6. son(Noun)

    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"

  7. Son(ProperNoun)

    Jesus Christ, whom Christians believe to be the son of God.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Son(noun)

    a male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother

  2. Son(noun)

    a male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general

  3. Son(noun)

    any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other male dependent

  4. Son(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of some specified place; as, sons of Albion; sons of New England

  5. Son(noun)

    the produce of anything

  6. Son(noun)

    jesus Christ, the Savior; -- called the Son of God, and the Son of man

  7. Origin: [OE. sone, sune, AS. sunu; akin to D. zoon, OS., OFries., & OHG. sunu, G. sohn, Icel. sonr, Sw. son, Dan. sn, Goth. sunus, Lith. sunus, Russ. suin', Skr. snu (from s to beget, to bear), and Gr. son. 293. Cf. Sow, n.]


  1. Son

    A son is a male offspring; a boy or man in relation to his parents. The female counterpart is a daughter.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Son

    sun, n. a male child or descendant: any young male person spoken of as a child: a term of affection generally: a disciple: a native or inhabitant: the produce of anything.—n. Son′-in-law, the husband of one's daughter.—adj. Son′less, without a son.—ns. Son′ny, a little son; Son′ship, state or character of a son.—Son of man, Christ as the promised Messiah, the ideal man; The Son, Christ, as the second person in the Trinity. [A.S. sunu; Dut. zoon, Ger. sohn.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SON' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #756

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SON' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1044

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SON' in Nouns Frequency: #230

Anagrams for SON »

  1. NOS, No.'s, nos


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SON in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SON in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jesse Quackenbush:

    She has a son.

  2. Tanya Peacher:

    I looked at my son.

  3. Rita Paulina:

    I told my son to go back.

  4. Rebekka Higgs:

    I still love my son, yes.

  5. The Jaljulia man:

    Your son is safe with us.

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