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

3 senses of parentage

Sense 1
parenthood, parentage -- (the state of being a parent; "to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man")
       => adulthood -- (the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity)

Sense 2
parentage, birth -- (the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents)
       => kinship, family relationship, relationship -- ((anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption)

Sense 3
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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