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kindred

kin·dred

kindred

 
 
pronunciation:
kIn drihd
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of related people, such as a tribe or clan.
No one among our kindred would commit such an evil act.
synonyms:
clan, tribe
similar words:
family, people
definition 2: one's relatives; kinfolk.
He and all his kindred were farming people.
synonyms:
kin, kinfolk, relations, relatives
similar words:
clan, family, folk, kith and kin, people
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: related by family ties.
The two kindred groups live in close proximity and have been feuding for years.
synonyms:
akin, consanguineous, kin, related
antonyms:
unrelated
similar words:
cognate, family
definition 2: related by similarities in nature, origin, qualities, or the like.
The book is a study of racial prejudice and kindred attitudes.Love and adoration are kindred feelings.
synonyms:
akin, kin, like
antonyms:
alien, unrelated
similar words:
allied, close, cognate, comparable, related, similar
derivations: kindredly (adv.), kindredness (n.)