Synonyms of descendant
successorDictionary • They are descendants of the original settlers.
successor • He set out several principles that he hopes will guide his successors.
child • How many children do you have?
issue • He died without issue in 1946.
son • He shared a pizza with his son, Laurence.
heir • the heir to the throne
offspring • She was less anxious about her offspring than she had been.
progeny • They set aside funds to ensure the welfare of their progeny.
scion • He was the scion of an aristocratic family that lost its fortune in the revolution.
inheritor • Two thirds of inheritors promptly sold the houses they were left.
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• How many children do you have?
heirAn heir is someone who has the right to inherit a person's money, property, or title when that person dies.
• the heir to the throne
Thesaurus for descendant from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person, animal, or plant when described as descended from an individual, race, species, etc