Definition of "Family" :
noun: primary social group; parents and children
"He wanted to have a good job before starting a family."
noun: people descended from a common ancestor
"His family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower."
noun: a collection of things sharing a common attribute
noun: a social unit living together
"He moved his family to Virginia."
noun: (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
"Sharks belong to the fish family."
noun: an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
"The message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family."
noun: a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
noun: a person having kinship with another or others