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kin·dred

 (kĭn′drĭd)
n.
1. A group of related persons, as a clan or tribe.
2. (used with a pl. verb) A person's relatives; kinfolk.
adj.
1. Of the same ancestry or family: kindred clans.
2. Having a similar or related origin, nature, or character: kindred emotions.

[Middle English kinrede, kindrede, from Late Old English cynrēde : cyn, kin; see genə- in Indo-European roots + -rēde, condition (from Old English rǣden, -rǣden, condition; see ar- in Indo-European roots).]

kin′dred·ness n.

kindred

(ˈkɪndrɪd)
adj
1. having similar or common qualities, origin, etc
2. related by blood or marriage
3. kindred spirit a person with whom one has something in common
n
4. relationship by blood
5. similarity in character
6. a person's relatives collectively
[C12 kinred, from kin + -red, from Old English rǣden rule, from rǣdan to rule]
ˈkindredness, ˈkindredˌship n

kin•dred

(ˈkɪn drɪd)

n.
1. kin; kinfolk.
2. relationship by birth or descent, or sometimes by marriage.
adj.
3. having the same belief, attitude, or feeling.
4. associated by origin, nature, qualities, etc.
5. related by birth or descent.
[1125–75; Middle English, variant of kinrede]

Kindred

 kinsfolk or relatives, collectively, 1225.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kindred - group of people related by blood or marriagekindred - 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.kindred - 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.kindred - related by blood or marriage; "kindred clans"
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

kindred

noun
1. family, relations, relatives, connections, flesh, kin, lineage, kinsmen, kinsfolk The offender made proper restitution to the victim's kindred.
adjective
1. similar, like, related, allied, corresponding, affiliated, akin, kin, cognate, matching I recall discussions with her on these and kindred topics.

kindred

noun
1. A group of people sharing common ancestry:
2. One's relatives collectively:
adjective
Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin:
Translations
أقارِب، أنْسِباء، أهْلمُشابِه
beslægtetslægt
fjölskyldalíkur, ámóta
līdzīgsradiradiniekiradniecībaradniecīgs
akrabalaraynı türden olan

kindred

[ˈkɪndrɪd]
A. ADJ (= related by blood or group) → emparentado; [language] → de un tronco común (fig) → afín, semejante
kindred spiritsalmas fpl gemelas
to have a kindred feeling for sbsentirse hermano de algn
B. N (= relations) → familia f, parientes mpl

kindred

[ˈkɪndrɪd] adj (= similar) → apparenté(e)kindred spirit nâme f sœur
We are kindred spirits → Nous sommes des âmesurs.

kindred

n no pl (= relatives)Verwandtschaft f
adj (= related)verwandt; kindred spiritGleichgesinnte(r) mf

kindred

[ˈkɪndrɪd]
1. adj (tribes, peoples) → imparentato/a; (language) → affine
to have a kindred feeling for sb → sentirsi molto vicino/a a qn
2. n (relations) → familiari mpl, parenti mpl

kindred

(ˈkindrid) noun plural
one's relatives.
adjective
of the same sort. climbing and kindred sports.

kin·dred

n. parentesco.
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There was also this sort of kindredness that we felt with Palestinians as black people--the constant sort of battering and terrorizing by military and for us by police is eerily similar, and we thought it was important, even though we knew that it might be a huge risk for a lot of us, to show up and let Palestinians know that we are in deep solidarity with them.
Two major assets going into this Nordic collaboration were, of course, a longstanding sense of kindredness among the Nordic countries and the similarities of our media systems.
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