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Definition of Son


  1. A male child; the male issue, or offspring, of a parent, father or mother.
  2. A male descendant, however distant; hence, in the plural, descendants in general.
  3. Any young male person spoken of as a child; an adopted male child; a pupil, ward, or any other male dependent.
  4. A native or inhabitant of some specified place; as, sons of Albion; sons of New England.
  5. The produce of anything.
  6. Jesus Christ, the Savior; -- called the Son of God, and the Son of man.

Son Quotations

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.
Frank A. Clark

I am happier when I love than when I am loved. I adore my husband, my son, my grandchildren, my mother, my dog, and frankly, I don't know if they even like me. But who cares? Loving them is my joy.
Isabel Allende

Until you have a son of your own... you will never know the joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son.
Kent Nerburn

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Douglas MacArthur

My number one goal is to love, support and be there for my son.
Farrah Fawcett
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Son Translations

son in Afrikaans is seun
son in Dutch is zoon
son in Finnish is poika
son in French is fils
son in German is Sohn
son in Italian is figlio, figliuolo
son in Latin is filius
son in Portuguese is filho
son in Spanish is hijo
son in Swedish is son
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