Definition of Daughter

1. Noun. A female human offspring. "Her daughter cared for her in her old age"

Exact synonyms: Girl
Generic synonyms: Female Offspring
Specialized synonyms: Mother's Daughter
Derivative terms: Daughterly
Antonyms: Son, Boy



Definition of Daughter

1. n. The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.

Definition of Daughter

1. Noun. One’s female child. ¹

2. Noun. A female descendant. ¹

3. Noun. daughter language ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daughter

1. a female child [n -S] - See also: child

Medical Definition of Daughter

1. Origin: OE. Doughter, doghter, dohter, AS. Dohtor, dohter; akin to OS. Dohtar, D. Dochter, G. Tochter, Icel. Dtir, Sw. Dotter, Dan. Dotter, datter, Goth. Daohtar, OSlav. Dshti, Russ. Doche, Lith. Dukt, Gr, Zen. Dughdhar, Skr. Duhit; possibly originally, the milker, cf. Skr. Duh to milk, 245. 1. The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; applied also to the lower animals. 2. A female descendant; a woman. "This woman, being a daughter of Abraham." (Luke xiii. 16) "Dinah, the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughter of the land." (Gen. Xxxiv. 1) 3. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law. "And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters." (Ruth. I. 11) 4. A term of adress indicating parental interest. "Daughter, be of good comfort." (Matt. Ix. 22) Daughter cell, one of the cells formed by cell division. See Cell division, under Division. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daughter

daubreelite
daubreelites
daubries
daubry
daubs
daubster
dauby
daud
dauded
dauding
dauds
dauer
dauermodification
dauermodifications
dauers
daughter (current term)
daughter-in-law
daughter cell
daughter colony
daughter cyst
daughter isotope
daughter language
daughter nuclide
daughter of the manse
daughter star
daughterboard
daughterboards
daughtercard
daughtercards
daughterhood

Literary usage of Daughter

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1841)
"The lady of sir William Knighton, a daughter, still-born. 27. ... The countess of Listowel, a daughter. — The lady of John Dennistoun, esq., MP, a daughter. ..."

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