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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 ?
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:
son of Sisyphus should never have children born of one father (6).
Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans.
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.
Sons of Atreus," he cried, "and all other Achaeans, may the gods who dwell in Olympus grant you to sack the city of Priam, and to reach your homes in safety; but free my daughter, and accept a ransom for her, in reverence to Apollo, son of Jove.
In short, the old gentleman, and the father of the young lady whom he intended for his son, had been hard at it for many hours; and the latter was just now gone, and had left the former delighted with the thoughts that he had succeeded in a long contention, which had been between the two fathers of the future bride and bridegroom; in which both endeavoured to overreach the other, and, as it not rarely happens in such cases, both had retreated fully satisfied of having obtained the victory.
Unluckily for Jones, the latter of these was the ascendant at present; for as a young gentleman had visited him the day before, with a bill from his son for a play debt, he apprehended, at the first sight of Jones, that he was come on such another errand.
We have no children of our own, therefore I adopted the son of a favorite slave, and determined to make him my heir.
When my adopted son was about ten years old I was obliged to go on a journey.
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.