akin definition

  • adjective:
    • of the identical kin; relevant by blood.
    • Having an identical quality or personality; analogous.
    • Linguistics Sharing a standard origin or an ancestral form.
    • Of the same kin; relevant by blood.
    • Allied by nature; comparable; partaking of the identical properties; of the same sort.
    • of the identical kin; related by blood; -- used of individuals.
    • Allied of course; partaking of the identical properties; of the identical type.
    • similar in quality or personality
    • related by bloodstream
    • of the identical kin; relevant by blood.
    • Having an equivalent quality or character; analogous.
    • Linguistics Sharing a typical beginning or an ancestral kind.
    • of the identical kin; related by blood.
    • Allied by nature; similar; partaking of the same properties; of the same type.
    • Of the same kin; relevant by bloodstream; -- utilized of persons.
    • Allied by nature; partaking of the same properties; of the identical type.
    • similar in quality or character
    • relevant by bloodstream
  • others:
    • Of kin.
    • Allied of course; partaking of the identical properties: because, jealousy and jealousy are near akin; “pity's comparable to love,”
    • Synonyms Kin, kindred, cognate,analogous.
    • Of kin.
    • Allied naturally; partaking of the identical properties: because, jealousy and jealousy are near similar; “pity's comparable to love,”
    • Synonyms Kin, kindred, cognate,analogous.

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