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son

 (sŭn)
n.
1. One's male child.
2. A male descendant.
3. A man considered as if in a relationship of child to parent: a son of the soil.
4. One personified or regarded as a male descendant.
5. Used as a familiar form of address for a young man.
6. Son Christianity The second person of the Trinity.

[Middle English, from Old English sunu; see seuə- in Indo-European roots.]

son′ly adj.

son

(sʌn)
n
1. a male offspring; a boy or man in relation to his parents
2. a male descendant
3. (often capital) a familiar term of address for a boy or man
4. a male from a certain country, place, etc, or one closely connected with a certain environment: a son of the circus; a son of the manse.
[Old English sunu; related to Old Norse sunr, Gothic sunus, Old High German sunu, Lithuanian sūnus, Sanskrit sūnu]
ˈsonless adj
ˈsonˌlike adj

Son

(sʌn)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the second person of the Trinity, Jesus Christ

son

(sʌn)

n.
1. a male child or person in relation to his parents.
2. a male child or person adopted as a son.
3. a son-in-law.
4. a person related as if by ties of sonship.
5. a male person looked upon as the product or result of a particular agent, force, or influence: sons of the soil.
6. the Son, the second person of the Trinity; Jesus Christ.
[before 900; Middle English sone, Old English sunu, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old High German sunu, Old Norse sunr, sonr, Gothic sunus, Lithuanian sūnùs, Skt sūnus; akin to Greek huiós]
son′hood, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.son - a male human offspringson - a male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"
Jnr, Jr, Junior - a son who has the same first name as his father
male offspring, man-child - a child who is male
mama's boy, mamma's boy, mother's boy - a boy excessively attached to his mother; lacking normal masculine interests
daughter, girl - a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age"
2.Son - the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)

son

noun male child, boy, lad (informal), descendant, son and heir He shared a pizza with his son, Laurence.
Related words
adjective filial
Quotations
"A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother" Bible: Proverbs
Proverbs
"Like father like son"
Translations
إبْناِبْن
syn
søn
filo
پسر
poikaottopoika
sinposinak
fiamfiú
sonur
息子坊っちゃん
아들
filius
sūnusžentas
dēls
fiu
syn
sinpastorekposinovljenec
sinсин
son
ลูกชาย
oğulerkek çocuk
con trai

son

[sʌn] Nhijo m
the youngest/eldest sonel hijo menor/mayor
the Son of Godel Hijo de Dios
the Son of Manel Hijo del Hombre
come here, sonven, hijo
son of a bitchhijo m de puta, hijo m de la chingada (Mex)

son

[ˈsʌn] n
(= male child) → fils m
(as form of address)fils m
Don't be frightened by failure, son → N'aie pas peur de l'échec, fils.

son

n (lit, fig)Sohn m; (as address) → mein Junge; Son of God/ManGottes-/Menschensohn m; the sons of men (liter)die Menschen; he’s his father’s soner ist ganz der Vater; son of a bitch (esp US sl) → Scheißkerl m (inf), → Hurensohn m (vulg); (= thing)Scheißding nt (inf); son of a gun (esp US inf) → Schlawiner m (inf)

son

[sʌn] nfiglio
come here son (fam) → vieni qui figliolo
the Son of God/of Man (Rel) → il Figlio di Dio/dell'uomo

son

(san) noun
a male child (when spoken of in relation to his parents). He is the son of the manager.
ˈson-in-lawplural ˈsons-in-law noun
a daughter's husband.
son of a bitchbitch

son

اِبْن syn søn Sohn γιος hijo poika fils sin figlio 息子 아들 zoon sønn syn filho сын son ลูกชาย oğul con trai 儿子

son

n. hijo;
___ -in-lawyerno;
sonnyhijito.

son

n hijo
References in classic literature ?
I had all my girls to comfort me at home, and his last son was waiting, miles away, to say good-by to him, perhaps
With George Willard, son of Tom Willard, the proprietor of the New Willard House, he had formed some- thing like a friendship.
Swift was now rather old and feeble, taking only a nominal part in the activities of the firm made up of himself and his son.
One son, Fuchs said, was well-grown, and strong enough to work the land; but the father was old and frail and knew nothing about farming.
Victor was the younger son and brother--a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.
The rude path, which originally formed their line of communication, had been widened for the passage of wagons; so that the distance which had been traveled by the son of the forest in two hours, might easily be effected by a detachment of troops, with their necessary baggage, between the rising and setting of a summer sun.
We have no children of our own, therefore I adopted the son of a favorite slave, and determined to make him my heir.
they reached the low lying city of Lacedaemon, where they drove straight to the abode of Menelaus {36} [and found him in his own house, feasting with his many clansmen in honour of the wedding of his son, and also of his daughter, whom he was marrying to the son of that valiant warrior Achilles.
Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans.
Every morning she went into the garden and prayed to God in heaven to bestow on her a son or a daughter.
My dear Boris," said Princess Anna Mikhaylovna to her son as Countess Rostova's carriage in which they were seated drove over the straw covered street and turned into the wide courtyard of Count Cyril Vladimirovich Bezukhov's house.
Thou Spirit, who led'st this glorious Eremite Into the desert, his victorious field Against the spiritual foe, and brought'st him thence By proof the undoubted Son of God, inspire, As thou art wont, my prompted song, else mute, And bear through highth or depth of Nature's bounds, With prosperous wing full summed, to tell of deeds Above heroic, though in secret done, And unrecorded left through many an age: Worthy to have not remained so long unsung.