Meaning : Primary social group. Parents and children.
He wanted to have a good job before starting a family.
Synonyms : family unit
Meaning : (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera.
Sharks belong to the fish family.
Meaning : 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.
The church welcomed new members into its fellowship.
Synonyms : fellowship