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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.


like a son
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