Definition of Lineage:

  1. A sequence of species each of which is considered to have evolved from its predecessor.

  2. Lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or pedigree.

  3. Total number of lines in a classified advertisement used in its costing. It is computed by multiplying column width of the ad by the number of lines per column. For example, a three column by 90 line ad will have a lineage of 270. Also spelled as linage.

  4. Ancestry and progeny.

Synonyms of Lineage

Ancestry, Family, Parentage, Birth, Indian file, Affiliation, Aftermath, Ancestry, Animal kingdom, Apparentation, Array, Articulation, Bank, Birth, Blood, Bloodline, Branch, Breed, Brood, Buzz, Catena, Catenation, Chain, Chain reaction, Chaining, Children, Clan, Class, Coming after, Common ancestry, Concatenation, Conclusion, Connection, Consanguinity, Consecution, Consecutiveness, Consequence, Continuation, Continuity, Continuum, Course, Cycle, Deme, Derivation, Descendant, Descendants, Descent, Direct line, Distaff side, Drone, Dynasty, Effect, Endless belt, Endless round, Extension, Extraction, Family, Family tree, Female line, File, Filiation, Folk, Following, Forebears, Forefathers, Fruit, Gamut, Genealogy, Gens, Gradation, Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren, Heir, Heirs, Hostages to fortune, House, Hum, Inheritors, Issue, Kids, Kind, Kindred, Line, Line of descent, Little ones, Logical sequence, Male line, Matriclan, Monotone, Nation, New generation, Nexus, Offspring, Order, Order of succession, Origin, Parentage, Patriclan, Pedigree, Pendulum, People, Periodicity, Phratry, Phyle, Phylum, Plant kingdom, Plenum, Posteriority, Posterity, Postposition, Powder train, Procession, Progeny, Progression, Prolongation, Queue, Race, Range, Rank, Recurrence, Reticulation, Rising generation, Rotation, Round, Routine, Row, Run, Scale, Seed, Sept, Sequel, Sequence, Series, Side, Single file, Sons, Spear side, Species, Spectrum, Spindle side, Stem, Stirps, Stock, Strain, String, Subjunction, Succession, Successiveness, Successor, Suffixation, Swath, Sword side, Thread, Tier, Totem, Train, Treasures, Tribe, Windrow, Younglings, Youngsters

How to use Lineage in a sentence?

  1. The chimpanzee and gorilla lineages.
  2. A Dutch nobleman of ancient lineage.

Meaning of Lineage & Lineage Definition