Synonyms of lineal


1. lineal (vs. collateral), direct, matrilineal, matrilinear, patrilineal, patrilinear, unilateral, related

usage: in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"

2. lineal, linear (vs. planar) (vs. cubic), one-dimensional

usage: arranged in a line

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