Synonyms of generation


1. coevals, contemporaries, generation, people

usage: all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

2. generation, biological group

usage: group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

3. generation, time period, period of time, period

usage: the normal time between successive generations; "they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade"

4. generation, phase, stage

usage: a stage of technological development or innovation; "the third generation of computers"

5. genesis, generation, beginning

usage: a coming into being

6. generation, production

usage: the production of heat or electricity; "dams were built for the generation of electricity"

7. generation, multiplication, propagation, reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life

usage: the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

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Definition and meaning of generation (Dictionary)