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son

a male human offspring: My dad always wanted a son.
Not to be confused with:
sun – a star that is the source of light and heat for planets in the solar system; the luminous celestial body the earth and other planets revolve around: We warmed ourselves in the sun.

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 ?
1086: That Deucalion was the son of Prometheus and Pronoea, Hesiod states in the first "Catalogue", as also that Hellen was the son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
48B: The district Macedonia took its name from Macedon the son of Zeus and Thyia, Deucalion's daughter, as Hesiod says:
57: Hesiod says that Endymion was the son of Aethlius the son of Zeus and Calyee, and received the gift from Zeus: `(To be) keeper of death for his own self when he was ready to die.'
Afterwards they were cured by Melampus, the son of Amythaon.
Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the day on which the son of Atreus, king of men, and great Achilles, first fell out with one another.
It was the son of Jove and Leto; for he was angry with the king and sent a pestilence upon the host to plague the people, because the son of Atreus had dishonoured Chryses his priest.
The son of Peleus was furious, and his heart within his shaggy breast was divided whether to draw his sword, push the others aside, and kill the son of Atreus, or to restrain himself and check his anger.
We have no children of our own, therefore I adopted the son of a favorite slave, and determined to make him my heir.
"Father," she answered, "this calf is the son of our master.
Here they found the ghost of Achilles son of Peleus, with those of Patroclus, Antilochus, and Ajax, who was the finest and handsomest man of all the Danaans after the son of Peleus himself.
They gathered round the ghost of the son of Peleus, and the ghost of Agamemnon joined them, sorrowing bitterly.
I am son of king Apheidas, who is the son of Polypemon.