Meaning of FAMILY in English
n. 25B6; noun
I met his family : RELATIVES, relations, (next of) kin, kinsfolk, kindred, one's (own) flesh and blood, nearest and dearest, people, connections; extended family; clan, tribe; informal folks.
he had the right kind of family : ANCESTRY, parentage, pedigree, genealogy, background, family tree, descent, lineage, bloodline, blood, extraction, stock; forebears, forefathers, antecedents, roots, origins.
she is married with a family : CHILDREN, little ones, youngsters; offspring, progeny, descendants, scions, heirs; brood; Law issue; informal kids, kiddies, tots.
the weaver bird family : TAXONOMIC GROUP, order, class, genus, species; stock, strain, line; Zoology phylum.
Concise Oxford thesaurus English vocabulary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка тезаурус. 2012