Definitions of son

  1. a male human offspring; " their son became a famous judge"; " his boy is taller than he is"
  2. the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity ( incarnate in Jesus)
  3. A male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother.
  4. A male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general.
  5. Any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other male dependent.
  6. A native or inhabitant of some specified place; as, sons of Albion; sons of New England.
  7. The produce of anything.
  8. Jesus Christ, the Savior; -- called the Son of God, and the Son of man.
  9. A family composed of spouses and their children.
  10. A human male child; a boy or man spoken of in relation to his parent or parents; a male descendant; a native of a particular country; as, a son of England: the Son, Jesus Christ, the Son of God; the second person of the Trinity.
  11. The relation of a male offspring to his father and mother.
  12. A male child or descendant: any young male person spoken of as a child: a term of affection generally: a disciple: a native or inhabitant: the produce of anything.
  13. A male child or descendant; native.
  14. A male child or descendant.
  15. A male child; a male descendant; the compellation of an old man to a young one; a term of affection; the native of a country; the produce of anything; one adopted into a family; a pupil; offspring.
  16. A male child or male descendant; a term of affection and familiar endearment; a native; the produce of anything, or denoting some quality, as " son of pride," " sons of light"; the second person of the Trinity.

Usage examples for son

  1. The next day I found the burgomaster's son at my actress's house. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Or what will ye give me for my son – Poems & Ballads (First Series) by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  3. I shall have a son – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  4. The son of the lord. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  5. If he had not gone down there, your son would not be living." – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon
  6. Look, then, upon the face of your son – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  7. At last he had it-" Oh" he said, " You would be a son of Margaret O'Loughlin?" – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  8. Are you Mr. Herold's son –  by
  9. But you told me that your son didn't wish to marry. – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  10. For all of us, son – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  11. Ah, my son I am afraid! – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  12. Think of the son Father, only think of the son – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  13. " You seem like my own son and I've a fancy to leave you my name. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  14. 1330. What had his son done? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. " You see they are given by your son said he. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  16. It was your son but now he is the nation's. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  17. Come with me, my son – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  18. Do you like that, son – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  19. Then he turned to the old chief and his son – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  20. His son is not at Furstenstein. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner