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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.
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akin

(əˈkɪn)
adj (postpositive)
1. related by blood; of the same kin
2. (often foll by to) having similar characteristics, properties, etc
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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]
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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
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

akin

adjective
Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

akin

[əˈkɪn] adj
(= similar) akin to → semblable à
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

akin

adj predähnlich (→ to +dat), → verwandt (to mit)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

akin

[əˈkɪn] adj akin to (similar to) → equivalente a, simile a; (of same family as) → imparentato/a a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

akin

(əˈkin) adjective
(often with to) similar in nature. This problem is akin to the one we had last year.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

akin

a. consanguíneo, de cualidades uniformes.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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