son

son
W1S1 [sʌn] n
[: Old English; Origin: sunu]
1.)
someone's male child
→↑daughter
Her son Sean was born in 1983.
They have three sons and a daughter.
In those days, the property went to the oldest son.
their youngest son, George
son of
the son of a poor farmer
like father like son atfather1 (7)
2.) [singular] spoken
used by an older person as a way to address a boy or young man
What's your name, son?
3.) the Son
Jesus Christ, the second member of the group from the Christian religion that also includes the Father and the Holy Spirit
4.) [C usually plural] literary
a man, especially a famous man, from a particular place or country
Frank Sinatra, New Jersey's most famous son
5.) my son
used by a priest to address a man or boy
favourite son atfavourite1 (2)

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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