Definitions of posterity

  1. The race that proceeds from a progenitor; offspring to the furthest generation; the aggregate number of persons who are descended from an ancestor of a generation; descendants; -- contrasted with ancestry; as, the posterity of Abraham.
  2. Succeeding generations; future times.
  3. Future generations; descendants.
  4. Those coming after: succeeding generations: a race.
  5. Following generations; descendants.
  6. Descendants; succeeding generations.
  7. Descendants; succeeding generations; opposed to ancestors.