Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun line_of_descent

2 senses of line of descent

Sense 1
descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation -- (the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors)
       => kinship, family relationship, relationship -- ((anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption)

Sense 2
lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")
       => genealogy, family tree -- (successive generations of kin)

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