the hereditary surname of a family.
a given name frequently used in a family.
a surname, esp when regarded as representing the family honour
a first or middle name frequently used in a family, often originally a surname
noun, Mathematics. 1. a collection of curves whose equations differ only by values assigned a parameter or parameters.
noun 1. a special rate, especially of air passenger carriers, under which the head of a household purchasing a full-fare ticket may take other family members at reduced fares on certain days.
noun 1. the concept or a program of limiting the size of families through the spacing or prevention of pregnancies, especially for economic reasons. 2. (loosely) birth control. noun 1. the control of the number of children in a family and of the intervals between them, esp by the use of contraceptives See also birth […]
noun 1. medical specialization in general practice, requiring training beyond that of general practice and leading to board certification. noun a medical specialty offering continuing health care for all members of a family family practice n. See family medicine.