Synonyms for lineal

Synonyms for (adjective) lineal

Synonyms: lineal

Definition: arranged in a line

Similar words: linear, one-dimensional

Definition: of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

Usage: a linear measurement


Synonyms: direct, lineal

Definition: in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child

Usage: lineal ancestors; lineal heirs; a direct descendant of the king; direct heredity

Similar words: matrilineal, matrilinear

Definition: based on or tracing descent through the female line

Usage: matrilineal inheritance


Similar words: patrilineal, patrilinear

Definition: based on or tracing descent through the male line

Usage: a patrilineal society


Similar words: unilateral

Definition: tracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only