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kin

 (kĭn)
n.
1.
a. (used with a pl. verb) One's relatives or family: visited my aunt and her kin.
b. A relative or family member: Is she kin of yours?
2. (used with a pl. verb) Organisms that are genetically related to another or others: cauliflower and its kin.
adj.
1. Related genetically or in the same family.
2. Related or similar; akin: "If he feels a wisp of longing for her ... it is kin to what the serpent must have felt for Eve" (Barbara Klein Moss).

[Middle English, from Old English cyn; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
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kin

(kɪn)
n
1. a person's relatives collectively; kindred
2. a class or group with similar characteristics
adj
4. (postpositive) related by blood
5. a less common word for akin
[Old English cyn; related to Old Norse kyn family, Old High German kind child, Latin genus kind]
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kin

(kɪn)

n.
1. all of a person's relatives; kindred.
2. a relative or kinsman.
3. a group of persons tracing or claiming descent from a common ancestor, or constituting a family, clan, tribe, or race.
4. someone or something of the same or similar kind.
5. family relationship or kinship.
adj.
6. of the same family; related; akin.
7. of the same kind or nature; having affinity.
Idioms:
of kin, related; akin.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English cyn; c. Old Saxon, Old High German kunni, Old Norse kyn, Gothic kuni; akin to Latin genus, Greek génos, Skt jánas. compare gender1]
kin′less, adj.

-kin

a diminutive suffix of nouns: catkin.
[Middle English < Middle Dutch, Middle Low German -ken]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kin - a person having kinship with another or otherskin - a person having kinship with another or others; "he's kin"; "he's family"
affine - (anthropology) kin by marriage
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
2.kin - group of people related by blood or marriagekin - group of people related by blood or marriage
social group - people sharing some social relation
mishpachah, mishpocha - (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends); "she invited the whole mishpocha"
family unit, family - primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
folks - your parents; "he wrote to his folks every day"
family tree, genealogy - successive generations of kin
totem - a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
Tribes of Israel, Twelve Tribes of Israel - twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
clan member, clansman, clanswoman - a member of a clan
tribesman - someone who lives in a tribe
Adj.1.kin - related by bloodkin - related by blood      
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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kin

noun family, people, relations, relatives, connections, kindred, kinsmen, kith, kinsfolk She has gone to live with her husband's kin.
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kin

noun
1. One's relatives collectively:
2. A person connected to another person by blood or marriage:
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Translations
أقْرِباء، أنسِباءمَتَعَلِّق، قريب
beslægtetslægt
sukusukulainen
ættmenni, skyldmenniskyldur
artimiausias giminėgiminaitėgiminaitisgķminės
dzimtaradiradiniekiradniecisks
aileden olanakrabaakraba olan kimsehısım

kin

[kɪn] Nfamiliares mpl, parientes mpl
next of kinfamiliar(es) m(pl) or pariente(s) m(pl) más cercano(s)
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kin

[ˈkɪn] n (= relations) → famille f
see also next of kin, kith and kin
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kin

nFamilie f, → Verwandte pl, → Verwandtschaft f; has he any kin?hat er Verwandte or Familie? ? kith, next of kin
adjverwandt (to mit)
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kin

[kɪn] nparenti mpl, familiari mpl
see also kith, next of kin
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

kin

(kin) noun plural
persons of the same family; one's relations.
adjective
related.
ˈkinsfolk (ˈinz-) noun plural
one's relations.
ˈkinsman (ˈkinz-) , ˈkinswoman (ˈkinz-) plurals ˈkinsmen, ~ˈkinswomen nouns
a man or a woman of the same family as oneself.
next of kin
one's nearest relative(s).
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

kin

n parientes mf, familia; next of — parientes más cercanos
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Moreover, Microsoft has also launched its own range of smartphones &ndash; Kin One and Kin Two &ndash; whose core software is similar (but not identical) to the new Windows Phone 7 platform.
KIN ONE is available for USD49.99, and KIN TWO is available for USD99.99, both after a USD100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
Kin Two has a more traditional landscape QWERTY slide form factor, an 8 megapixel camera and 8GB of storage.