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Definition:

  1. [noun] a movement downward

  2. [noun] properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
    Synonyms: origin, extraction

  3. [noun] the act of changing your location in a downward direction

  4. [noun] the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
    Synonyms: line of lineage, filiation

  5. [noun] a downward slope or bend
    Synonyms: declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope

  6. [noun] the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
    Synonyms: lineage, line, line of bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock

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