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a·kin

 (ə-kĭn′)
adj.
1. Of the same kin; related by blood.
2. Having a similar quality or character; analogous.
3. Linguistics Sharing a common origin or an ancestral form.

akin

(əˈkɪn)
adj (postpositive)
1. related by blood; of the same kin
2. (often foll by to) having similar characteristics, properties, etc

a•kin

(əˈkɪn)

adj.
1. of kin; related by blood.
2. allied by nature or inclination; having the same or very similar properties, qualities, preferences, etc.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.akin - similar in quality or character; "a feeling akin to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely related to the collector"
similar - marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats"
2.akin - related by bloodakin - related by blood      
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

akin

adjective
akin to similar to, like, related to, corresponding to, parallel to, comparable to, allied with, analogous to, affiliated with, of a piece with, kin to, cognate with, congenial with, connected with or to It's an activity more akin to gardening than to reading.

akin

adjective
Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin:
Translations
مُتَشَابِه، مُتَجَانِس
příbuznýpodobný
beslægtet
srodan
keimlíkur
artimaspanašustoks pat kaip
līdzīgsradniecīgs

akin

[əˈkɪn] ADJ
1.parecido (to a) → semejante (to a)
2. (frm) (= related by blood) → consanguíneo
they are not akinno tienen parentesco consanguíneo

akin

[əˈkɪn] adj
(= similar) akin to → semblable à

akin

adj predähnlich (→ to +dat), → verwandt (to mit)

akin

[əˈkɪn] adj akin to (similar to) → equivalente a, simile a; (of same family as) → imparentato/a a

akin

(əˈkin) adjective
(often with to) similar in nature. This problem is akin to the one we had last year.

akin

a. consanguíneo, de cualidades uniformes.
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