- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||the state or fact of being a relative or relatives, esp. by birth.
"Aunt," uncle," and "cousin" are some of the terms that describe kinship.Most of the people living in this mountain region are connected by kinship.
- similar words:
||the state or fact of sharing common ideas, values, characteristics, or the like; likeness; affinity.
There is an interesting kinship between these modern ideas and ones expressed by certain philosophers in the fifteenth century.
||affinity, analogy, association, blood, camaraderie, liaison