Family vs Carriage - What's the difference?

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Family is a hyponym of carriage.


As nouns the difference between family and carriage

is that family is (countable)  a father, mother and their sons and daughters; also called nuclear family while carriage is the act of conveying; carrying.

As adjectives the difference between family and carriage

is that family is suitable for children and adults while carriage is related to a wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

family

English

Noun

  • (lb) A group of people who are closely related to one another (by blood or marriage); for example, a set of parents and their children; an immediate family.
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  • *:Such a scandal as the prosecution of a brother for forgery—with a verdict of guilty—is a most truly horrible, deplorable, fatal thing. It takes the respectability out of a family' perhaps at a critical moment, when the ' family is just assuming the robes of respectability:it is a black spot which all the soaps ever advertised could never wash off.
  • *{{quote-magazine, title=Towards the end of poverty
  • , date=2013-06-01, volume=407, issue=8838, page=11, magazine=(The Economist) citation , passage=America’s poverty line is $63 a day for a family of four. In the richer parts of the emerging world $4 a day is the poverty barrier. But poverty’s scourge is fiercest below $1.25 ([…]): people below that level live lives that are poor, nasty, brutish and short.}}
  • (lb) An extended family; a group of people who are related to one another by blood or marriage.
  • *1915', William T. Groves, ''A History and Genealogy of the Groves '''Family in America
  • (lb) A (close-knit) group of people related by blood, marriage, law, or custom, especially if they live or work together.
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  • A rank in the classification of organisms, below order and above genus; a taxon at that rank.
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  • *:The closest affinities of the Jubulaceae are with the Lejeuneaceae. The two families share in common: a elaters usually 1-spiral, trumpet-shaped and fixed to the capsule valves, distally.
  • (lb) Any group or aggregation of things classed together as kindred or related from possessing in common characteristics which distinguish them from other things of the same order.
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  • A group of instruments having the same basic method of tone production.
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  • A group of languages believed to have descended from the same ancestral language.
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  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author=(Jonathan Freedland)
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Now we are liberal with our innermost secrets, spraying them into the public ether with a generosity our forebears could not have imagined. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet.}}

    Usage notes

    * In some dialects, (family) is used as a plurale tantum.

    Synonyms

    * see also * see also nuclear family, immediate family, extended family

    Derived terms

    * family of curves (matematics)

    Adjective

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  • Suitable for children and adults.
  • It's not good for a date, it's a family restaurant.
    Some animated movies are not just for kids, they are family movies.
  • Conservative, traditional.
  • The cultural struggle is for the survival of family values against all manner of atheistic amorality.
  • (slang) Homosexual.
  • I knew he was family when I first met him.

    Derived terms

    * baby of the family * blended family * extended family * family affair * family business * family dissident * family doctor * family heirloom * family history * family jewels * family leave * family man * family medicine * family name * family planning * family rebel * family rebellion * family restaurant * family reunion * family tree * family values * first family * foster family * framily * immediate family * in a family way * keep it in the family * language family * nuclear family * royal family

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    carriage

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of conveying; carrying.
  • Means of conveyance.
  • A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
  • The carriage ride was very romantic.
  • (British) A rail car, esp. designed for the conveyance of passengers.
  • A manner of walking and moving in general; how one carries oneself, bearing, gait.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.i:
  • His carriage was full comely and vpright, / His countenaunce demure and temperate [...].
  • * 2010 , (Christopher Hitchens), Hitch-22 , Atlantic 2011, p. 90:
  • He chose to speak largely about Vietnam [...], and his wonderfully sonorous voice was as enthralling to me as his very striking carriage and appearance.
  • (archaic) One's behaviour, or way of conducting oneself towards others.
  • * 1749 , Henry Fielding, Tom Jones , Folio Society 1973, p. 407:
  • He now assumed a carriage to me so very different from what he had lately worn, and so nearly resembling his behaviour the first week of our marriage, that [...] he might, possibly, have rekindled my fondness for him.
  • * 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I:
  • Some people whisper but no doubt they lie, / For malice still imputes some private end, / That Inez had, ere Don Alfonso's marriage, / Forgot with him her very prudent carriage [...].
  • The part of a typewriter supporting the paper.
  • (US, New England) A shopping cart.
  • (British) A stroller; a baby carriage.
  • The charge made for conveying (especially in the phrases carriage forward'', when the charge is to be paid by the receiver, and ''carriage paid ).
  • Hyponyms

    * araba * barouche * Berlin * brougham * booby * brake * cab * calash * caravan * carriole * carryall * cart * Catherine * chaise * clarence * coach * coachee * Coburg * coup * croydon * curricle * dennet * devil-carriage * dobbin * dormeuse * double * droshky * family * fiacre * fly * four-wheeler * gharry * gig * Gladstone * hackery * hackney * hansom * hearse * horse-box * horse-fly * hutch * jaun * Jersey * landau * noddy * phaeton * Pilentum * post-chariot * Rockaway * rumbelow * shigram * sledge * sociable * solo * sulky * surrey * tarantass * unicorn * vettura * Victoria * vinaigrette (person-drawn or pushed; not horse-drawn) * * voiturin * volante * wagonette * walnut-shell * whirlicote * whisky

    Adjective

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  • Related to a wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
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  • *:Athelstan Arundel walked home […], foaming and raging.He walked the whole way, walking through crowds, and under the noses of dray-horses, carriage -horses, and cart-horses, without taking the least notice of them.
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  • *:a delighted shout from the children swung him toward the door again. His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. ¶ "Phil!  You!   Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow!" recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
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