A son is a male offspring; a boy or man in relation to his parents. The female analogue is a daughter.
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More definitions of "son":
- (noun): A male human offspring.
Example: "Their son became a famous judge"
Famous quotes containing the word son:
“When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; what is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.”
—Bible: Hebrew Psalms, 8:2.
Man was kreated a little lower than the angells and has bin gittin a little lower ever sinse. (Josh Billings, His Sayings, ch. 28, 1865)
“Muriel Bedford: It isnt every day that your only son gets married.
Judge Bedford: Hes your son, too, Muriel. I mean its about time you started taking half the blame.”
—Dale Launer (b. 1953)
“For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”
—Bible: New Testament, Galatians 2:19-20.