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-kin little.
kin the members of an extended family collectively; relatives; kinfolk. [4 definitions]
kina the chief monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equaling one hundred toea.
kind1 helpful and good-natured; benevolent. [2 definitions]
kind2 a group of things, people, animals, or other entities that are classed together because of similarities. [4 definitions]
kinda contraction of "kind of," used in some kinds of writing to reflect how the two words are often pronounced in rapid, informal speech (used as an adverb).
kindergarten a program or grade level that introduces very young children to schoollike activities.
kindergartner one who attends kindergarten.
kindhearted having or demonstrating kind sympathy for others.
kindle1 to build or start (a fire). [5 definitions]
kindle2 to give birth, esp. to a litter of rabbits or kittens. [2 definitions]
kindliness the state or quality of benevolence. [2 definitions]
kindling material that burns easily and is used to start a fire, esp. small dry pieces of wood. [2 definitions]
kindly showing or having kindness. [4 definitions]
kindness the quality of being kind. [2 definitions]
kind of (informal) somewhat or in some way; rather.
kindred a group of related people, such as a tribe or clan. [4 definitions]
kinematics (used with a sing. verb) the science of pure motion that excludes considerations of mass and force.
kinescope a cathode-ray tube that directs a beam of electrons to reproduce a transmitted picture on a luminescent screen; picture tube. [3 definitions]
kinesics (used with a sing. verb) the study of body movements and gestures as a means of communication.
kinesiology the study of the movement of human muscles, esp. as applied in physical education.