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

3 senses of offspring

Sense 1
offspring, progeny, issue -- (the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue")
       => relative, relation -- (a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey")

Sense 2
offspring, materialization, materialisation -- (something that comes into existence as a result; "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts")
       => consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")

Sense 3
young, offspring -- (any immature animal)
       => animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna -- (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)

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