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offspring    : ['ɔfspr,ɪŋ]
Offspring \Off"spring`\, n. sing. & pl. [Off spring.]
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1. The act of production; generation. [Obs.]
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2. That which is produced; a child or children; a descendant
or descendants, however remote from the stock.
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To the gods alone
Our future offspring and our wives are known.
--Dryden.
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3. Origin; lineage; family. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
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offspring
n 1: the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother
of many offspring"; "he died without issue" [synonym:
{offspring}, {progeny}, {issue}]
2: something that comes into existence as a result;
"industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French
Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper
is the solid materialization of his efforts" [synonym:
{offspring}, {materialization}, {materialisation}]
3: any immature animal [synonym: {young}, {offspring}]

137 Moby Thesaurus words for "offspring":
aftermath, artifact, bairn, brainchild, breed, brood, by-product,
cherub, child, children, chit, coinage, composition, conclusion,
concoction, consequence, consequent, corollary, creation, creature,
crowning achievement, darling, daughter, derivation, derivative,
descendant, descendants, descent, development, distillate,
distillation, dynasty, effect, end product, essence, event,
eventuality, eventuation, extract, family, folks, foster child,
fruit, get, grandchild, grandchildren, granddaughter, grandson,
great-grandchildren, handiwork, harvest, hatch, hearth, heir,
heiress, heirs, homefolks, hostages to fortune, house, household,
inheritors, innocent, invention, issue, kid, kids, kitten, lamb,
lambkin, legacy, line, lineage, little bugger, little fellow,
little guy, little innocent, little one, little ones, little tad,
little tot, logical outcome, manufacture, masterpiece, masterwork,
menage, mintage, mite, new generation, new mintage, nipper,
offshoot, opera, opus, opuscule, origination, outcome, outgrowth,
peewee, people, posterity, precipitate, produce, product,
production, progeniture, progeny, result, resultant,
rising generation, scion, seed, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent,
shaver, son, son and heir, sonny, sons, spawn, stepchild,
stepdaughter, stepson, succession, successor, swarm, tad, tot,
treasures, upshot, wee tot, work, young, younglings, youngster,
youngsters




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  • offspring Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    These examples of offspring are from the Cambridge English Corpus and from sources on the web Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors
  • offspring Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    These examples of offspring are from the Cambridge English Corpus and from sources on the web These examples are from the Cambridge English Corpus and from sources on the web Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors
  • Offspring | Define Offspring at Dictionary. com
    Old English ofspring "children or young collectively, descendants," literally "those who spring off (someone,)" from off + springan "to spring" (see spring (v )) The figurative sense is first recorded c 1600
  • Offspring definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    Definition of offspring from the Collins English Dictionary Declarative, interrogative, and imperative statements Each sentence in English provides some type of information
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    In Modern English, these words are now always spelled string and wing with an i, but the old spelling with e, reflecting the vowel's earlier pronunciation, has been kept in the case of England and English See Note at British
  • Offspring Progeny - Norman Conquest New English Words . . .
    Offspring, from Old English roots meaning "off" and "to spring," was a fully mature adult, as far as words go, by then Pig Pork A few pigs that would likely rather avoid becoming pork
  • Offspring - definition of offspring by The Free Dictionary
    Many Theresas have been born who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant action; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity; perhaps a tragic failure which found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion
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    British English: search sɜːtʃ VERB If you search for something or someone, you look carefully for them If you search a place, you look carefully for something there
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