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kind2

 
pronunciation:
kaInd
phrases:
one of a kind
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of things, people, animals, or other entities that are classed together because of similarities.
Mammals are the kind of animal that people are the most familiar with.She was forbidden to marry him because he was not of their kind.
synonyms:
class
similar words:
breed, category, genus, group, ilk, order, set, sort, species, strain, type
definition 2: type; category.
What kind of music do you like?I bought a box of that new kind of cereal, but nobody liked it.
synonyms:
category, make, manner, nature, sort, species, type
similar words:
brand, breed, description, fashion, form, genre, mold, style, variety
definition 3: essential nature, quality, or character.
We sorted them by kind rather than size.
synonyms:
nature, type
similar words:
character, quality, sort
definition 4: an approximate example of something; sort.
The children lined up the boxes to make a kind of fort.
synonyms:
sort, type
similar words:
category, class, exemplar, genus, order, representative, species, specimen
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phrase: one of a kind