Associations to the word «Genealogy»


GENEALOGY, noun. (countable) The descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; lineage or pedigree.
GENEALOGY, noun. (countable) A record or table of such descent; a family tree.
GENEALOGY, noun. (uncountable) The study, and formal recording of such descents.

Dictionary definition

GENEALOGY, noun. Successive generations of kin.
GENEALOGY, noun. The study or investigation of ancestry and family history.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King