Synonyms for 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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