Sonship Son"ship, n. The state of being a son, or of bearing the relation of a son; filiation. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • sonship — [sun′ship] n. the fact or state of being a son …   English World dictionary

  • sonship — son ► NOUN 1) a boy or man in relation to his parents. 2) a male descendant. 3) (the Son) (in Christian belief) the second person of the Trinity; Christ. 4) (also my son) used as a form of address for a boy or younger man. ● son of a bitch (pl.)… …   English terms dictionary

  • sonship — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌship noun : the relationship of son to father it at least brought a deepened realization of the significance of his sonship to God K.S.Latourette …   Useful english dictionary

  • sonship — noun Date: 1587 the relationship of son to father …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sonship — /sun ship /, n. the state, fact, or relation of being a son. [1580 90; SON + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • sonship — noun The characteristics, position, or role of a son …   Wiktionary

  • sonship — n. Filiation …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sonship — son·ship …   English syllables

  • sonship — son•ship [[t]ˈsʌnˌʃɪp[/t]] n. the state of being a son • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • sonship — /ˈsʌnʃɪp/ (say sunship) noun the state, fact, or relation of being a son …   Australian English dictionary

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