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Definition of Son

  • A male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother.
  • A male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general.
  • Any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other young male dependent.
  • A native or inhabitant of some specified place; as, sons of Albion; sons of New England.
  • The produce of anything.
  • Jesus Christ, the Savior; -- called the Son of God, and the Son of man.
  • the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
  • a male human offspring

How to use son in a sentence. Son pronunciation.

He was the second son of his father.
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The first son, who was but a year older, and was as dark as he was fair, had inherited-had seized-all his father's wealth.
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There flashed before his mind the scene of death in which his own father had lain, butchered like a beast in the shambles, a victim to the rage of Ibrahim Pasha, the son of Mehemet Ali.
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The taxes for wars were wrung out of the sons of labour and sorrow.
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Son of a Nile crocodile, if he has escaped, thou too shalt escape from Egypt-into Fazougli.
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And thou, son of a burnt father, shalt find Nahoum!
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Son of Sheitan and slime of the Nile, have I not spared Harrik all these years!
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I came alone as one would come to the tent of a Bedouin chief whose son one had slain, and ask for food and safety.
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Now, as Mahommed swam, he kept moaning to himself, cursing his father and his father's son, as though he himself were to blame for the crime which had been committed.
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He was the young son of an Ohio nabob and was out there for recreation.
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The image of the lovely Glycera, who had followed him to Alexandria, and whom he had there abandoned, when he had squandered his last piece of money and her last costly jewels in the Greek city, no longer appeared to him alone, but always side by side with his wife Sirona. Glycera had been a melancholy sweetheart, who had wept much, and laughed little after running away from her husband; he fancied he could hear her speaking soft words of reproach, while Sirona defied him with loud threats, and dared to nod and signal to the senator's son Polykarp.
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Your sons may make free to take their pleasure among the wives of the heathen; it only remains to be proved whether the heathen husbands will be trifled with or not.
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I would have you to understand that I will never let Caesar's uniform, which I wear, be stained by disgrace, and that I am minded to search your house, and if I find my undutiful wife and your son within its walls, I will carry them and you before the judge, and sue for my rights.
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However, even old Homer sometimes nodded-and I confess that I was in error with regard to your son.
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Then he walked on into the valley with his scaly wares, reminded, as he went, of his son's expression of face when his wife bore him his first little one.
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He found the sick man in great anxiety, for he had waited until now for his son in vain, and feared that Hermas had met with some accident-or had abandoned him, and fled out into the world.
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He had devoted himself and his son to a life of penance, hoping and striving that so Glycera's soul might be snatched from damnation, and now he knew that she herself had earned her title to Heaven.
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Certainly I wish it could have been done without-without-aye, it is even so-without deceit; even when I was a heathen I was truthful and held a lie, whether in myself or in another, in as deep horror as father Abraham held murder, and yet when the Lord required him, he led his son Isaac to the slaughter.
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The senator's son loved her-of that she was sure, for no one else had ever looked into her eyes with such deep delight, or such tender affection; and he was no inexperienced boy, but a right earnest man, whose busy and useful life now appeared to her in a quite different light to that in which she had seen it formerly.
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The only reason for this identification is that the anointing by the "sinner" is described as taking place in the house of a Pharisee named Simon (Luke vii, 36, 39-40 43-44); that the anointing by the unnamed woman, as described in Matthew xxvi, 6-13 and Mark xiv, 3-9, took place in the house of one "Simon the leper," in Bethany; and that Mary, the sister of Lazarus, is described in John xi, 2, and xii, 3-8, as anointing Jesus in a house (apparently that of Lazarus himself) in Bethany, when a conversation ensues altogether different from that recorded in Luke vii, but similar to that related in Matthew xxvi, and Mark xiv, save that the objection to the anointing of Jesus is made, not by "his disciples" (Matthew xxvi, 8), not by "some that had indignation" (Mark xiv, 4), but by "one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son" (John xii, 4).
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Examples of Son

Example #1
The first son, who was but a year older, and was as dark as he was fair, had inherited-had seized-all his father's wealth.
Example #2
For the rest, he flourished the salutations and language of the Arab as though they were his own, and he spoke Arabic as perfectly as he did French and English.
Example #3
He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.
Example #4
He was the second son of his father.
Example #5
He made a gesture so cruelly, so darkly, suggestive that Nahoum turned his head away.
Example #6
First, Nahoum told the story of David's coming, and Kaid's treatment of himself, the foreshadowing of his own doom.