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daugh·ter

 (dô′tər)
n.
1. One's female child.
2. A female descendant.
3. A woman considered as if in a relationship of child to parent: a daughter of the nation.
4. One that is personified or regarded as a female descendant: "Culturally Japan is a daughter of Chinese civilization" (Edwin O. Reischauer).
5. The immediate product of the radioactive decay of an element.
adj.
1. Possessing the characteristics of a daughter; having the relationship of a daughter.
2. Of or relating to a cell, organelle, or other structure produced by division or replication: daughter cell; daughter DNA.
3. Produced by or resulting from the decay of a radioactive element: daughter atom; daughter nuclide.

[Middle English doughter, from Old English dohtor; see dhugəter- in Indo-European roots.]

daugh′ter·ly adj.

daughter

(ˈdɔːtə)
n
1. a female offspring; a girl or woman in relation to her parents
2. a female descendant
3. a female from a certain country, etc, or one closely connected with a certain environment, etc: a daughter of the church.
4. (often capital) archaic a form of address for a girl or woman
adj
5. (Biology) biology denoting a cell or unicellular organism produced by the division of one of its own kind
6. (General Physics) physics (of a nuclide) formed from another nuclide by radioactive decay
[Old English dohtor; related to Old High German tohter daughter, Greek thugatēr, Sanskrit duhitá]
ˈdaughterhood n
ˈdaughterless adj
ˈdaughter-ˌlike adj
ˈdaughterliness n
ˈdaughterly adj

daugh•ter

(ˈdɔ tər)

n.
1. a girl or woman in relation to her parents.
2. any female descendant.
3. a person related as if by the ties binding daughter to parent: a daughter of the church.
4. anything personified as female and considered with respect to its origin.
5. an isotope formed by radioactive decay of another isotope.
adj.
6. pertaining to a cell or other structure arising from division or replication: daughter cell; daughter DNA.
[before 950; Middle English doughter, Old English dohtor, c. Old Saxon dohtar, Old High German tochter, Old Norse dōttir, Gothic dauhtar, Greek thygátēr, Skt duhita]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daughter - a female human offspringdaughter - a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age"
female offspring - a child who is female
mother's daughter - a daughter who is favored by and similar to her mother
son, boy - a male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"

daughter

noun female child, girl, descendant, lass (informal) a woman with four daughters to marry off
Related words
adjective filial
Quotations
"As is the mother, so is her daughter" Bible: Ezekiel
"A daughter is an embarrassing and ticklish possession" [Menander Perinthis]
Translations
إبْنَه، بِنْتاِبْنَة
filla
dcera
datter
filino
tütar
دختر
tytär
kći
lánylányaleány
dóttir
filia
duktėmarti
meita
fiică
dcéra
hči
dotter
ลูกสาว
kız evlatkız evlât
con gái

daughter

[ˈdɔːtəʳ] Nhija f DAR

daughter

[ˈdɔːtər] nfille fdaughter-in-law [ˈdɔːtərɪnlɔː] nbelle-fille f, bru f

daughter

n (lit, fig)Tochter f

daughter

[ˈdɔːtəʳ] nfiglia

daughter

(ˈdoːtə) noun
a female child (when spoken of in relation to her parents). That is Mary's daughter; She has two daughters.
ˈdaughter-in-lawplural ˈdaughters-in-law noun
a son's wife.

daughter

اِبْنَة dcera datter Tochter κόρη hija tytär fille kći figlia dochter datter córka filha дочь dotter ลูกสาว kız evlat con gái 女儿

daugh·ter

n. hija;
___ -in-lawnuera.

daughter

n hija