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kin·ship

 (kĭn′shĭp′)
n.
1. Connection by heredity, marriage, or adoption; family relationship.
2. Relationship by nature or character; affinity.

kinship

(ˈkɪnʃɪp)
n
1. blood relationship
2. the state of having common characteristics or a common origin

kin•ship

(ˈkɪn ʃɪp)

n.
1. the state of being kin; family relationship.
2. relationship by nature, qualities, etc.; affinity; likeness.
[1825–35]

kinship

family relationship or other close tie or relationship.
See also: Relationship

kinship

The way in which people are related by birth or through marriage in different societies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kinship - a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or characterkinship - a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character; "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
rapport, resonance - a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
sympathy - a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other; "the two of them were in close sympathy"
2.kinship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoptionkinship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
phylogenetic relation, affinity - (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts; "in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans"
filiation, line of descent, lineage, descent - the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
affinity - (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
blood kinship, consanguinity, cognation - (anthropology) related by blood
parentage, birth - the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
fatherhood, paternity - the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
motherhood, maternity - the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
sisterhood, sistership - the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
brotherhood - the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
marital bed, marital relationship - the relationship between wife and husband

kinship

noun
1. relationship, kin, family ties, consanguinity, ties of blood, blood relationship the ties of kinship
2. similarity, relationship, association, bearing, connection, alliance, correspondence, affinity She evidently felt a sense of kinship with the woman.
Translations
血族関係
친족 관계

kinship

[ˈkɪnʃɪp] N [of family] → parentesco m (fig) → afinidad f

kinship

[ˈkɪnʃɪp] nparenté f
to feel a kinship with sb → se sentir des affinités avec qn, ressentir des affinités avec qn
a deep kinship with sb → de profondes affinités avec qn
to feel a deep kinship with sb → se sentir de profondes affinités avec qn, ressentir de profondes affinités avec qn
He felt a deep kinship with the other students → Il se sentait de profondes affinités avec les autres étudiants., Il ressentait de profondes affinités avec les autres étudiants.

kinship

nVerwandtschaft f; to feel kinship with somebodysich jdm verwandt fühlen

kinship

[ˈkɪnʃɪp] nparentela

kin·ship

n. [family relationship] parentesco.
References in classic literature ?
He hath by rote the name of every knight of France or of England; and all the tree of his family, with his kinships, coat-armor, marriages, augmentations, abatements, and I know not what beside.
He was very soon aware that he had wandered into a world whose ways were not his ways and with whom he had no kinship.
Or, again, the deed of horror may be done, but done in ignorance, and the tie of kinship or friendship be discovered afterwards.
The blood rushed to Nancy's face and neck at this surprise and shame, for she had been bred up to regard even a distant kinship with crime as a dishonour.