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Synonyms for generation

Synonyms for (noun) generation

Synonyms: multiplication, generation, propagation Definition: the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

Similar words: facts of life, procreation, reproduction, breeding Definition: the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

Synonyms: generation Definition: the production of heat or electricity Usage: dams were built for the generation of electricity

Similar words: production Definition: (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale Usage: he introduced more efficient methods of production

Synonyms: generation, genesis Definition: a coming into being

Similar words: beginning Definition: the event consisting of the start of something Usage: the beginning of the war

Synonyms: generation Definition: group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

Similar words: biological group Definition: a group of plants or animals

Synonyms: contemporaries, generation, coevals Definition: all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

Similar words: people Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms: generation Definition: the normal time between successive generations Usage: they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade

Similar words: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms: generation Definition: a stage of technological development or innovation Usage: the third generation of computers

Similar words: phase, stage Definition: any distinct time period in a sequence of events Usage: we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected