kindred

  • 1 Kindred — may refer to: *A group of related persons, see Kinship. * Kindred is an episode of the NBC television series Heroes *The novel by Octavia Butler, see Kindred (novel). *The Kindred, vampires from a fantasy role playing game, see . *Kindred… …

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  • 2 Kindred — Kin dred, a. Related; congenial; of the like nature or properties; as, kindred souls; kindred skies; kindred propositions. [1913 Webster] True to the kindred points of heaven and home. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 kindred — I noun ancestor, ancestral relation, blood relations, blood relatives, brethren, clan, clansmen, cognati, consanguine i, descendant, family, folk, kin, kinsfolk, kinsmen, kinspeople, lineage, necessarii, next of kin, relation by birth, relation… …

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  • 4 Kindred — Kin dred, n. [OE. kinrede, kynrede, kunreden (with excrescent d), fr. AS. cynn kin, race + the termination r[=ae]den, akin to AS. r[=ae]dan to advise, G. rathen. Cf. {Hatred}.] 1. Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin.… …

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  • 5 Kindred — Kindred, ND U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 614 Housing Units (2000): 267 Land area (2000): 0.997934 sq. miles (2.584637 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.997934 sq. miles (2.584637… …

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  • 6 kindred — [adj] corresponding, matching affiliated, agnate, akin, alike, allied, analogous, cognate, congeneric, congenial, connate, connatural, consanguine, germane, homogeneous, incident, kin, likable, parallel, related, similar; concept 563 Ant.… …

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  • 7 kindred — [kin′drid] n. [with intrusive d < ME kinreden < OE cynn,KIN + ræden, state, condition, akin to rædan,READ1] 1. Archaic kinship 2. family or relatives; kin; kinfolk adj. 1. Archaic related by birth or common origin …

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  • 8 kindred — (n.) c.1200, kinraden, compound of KIN (Cf. kin) (q.v.) + rede, from O.E. ræden condition, rule, related to rædan to advise, rule (see READ (Cf. read)). With intrusive d (17c.) probably for phonetic reasons (Cf. thunder) but perhaps encouraged by …

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  • 9 kindred — *related, cognate, allied, affiliated Antonyms: alien …

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  • 10 kindred — ► NOUN 1) (treated as pl. ) one s family and relations. 2) relationship by blood. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ similar in kind; related. ORIGIN Old English, from KIN(Cf. ↑kin) …

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  • 11 Kindred — Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a través de un enlace interno, quizá desees corregirlo de modo que apunte al artículo apropiado. Kindred puede referirse a …

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  • 12 kindred — kindredless, adj. kindredness, n. kindredship, n. /kin drid/, n. 1. a person s relatives collectively; kinfolk; kin. 2. a group of persons related to another; family, tribe, or race. 3. relationship by birth or descent, or sometimes by marriage;… …

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  • 13 Kindred — An extended family or clan, a group of related individuals. The term kindred is used in population studies of diseases or genetic traits. For example, a syndrome of progressive retinal disease, endocrine (hormonal) abnormalities and degenerative… …

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  • 14 kindred — [[t]kɪ̱ndrɪd[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: with poss Your kindred are your family, and all the people who are related to you. [DIALECT or OLD FASHIONED] The offender made proper restitution to the victim s kindred. Syn: relatives 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Kindred… …

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  • 15 kindred — kin|dred1 [ˈkındrıd] n [U] old use [Date: 1100 1200; Origin: kin + Old English rAden condition ] your whole family →↑kin kindred 2 kindred2 adj [only before noun] 1.) a kindred spirit someone who thinks and feels …

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  • 16 kindred — kin|dred1 [ kındrəd ] adjective very similar to another person or thing: kindred desires a. a kindred spirit/soul someone who likes or cares about the same things as you do kindred kin|dred 2 [ kındrəd ] noun FORMAL the whole of someone s family …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 kindred — 1. noun his mother s kindred Syn: family, relatives, relations, kin, kith and kin, one s own flesh and blood; kinsfolk, kinsmen/kinswomen, people; informal folks 2. adjective 1) industrial relations and kindred subjects Syn: related, all …

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  • 18 kindred — /ˈkɪndrəd / (say kindruhd) noun 1. a body of persons related to one another, or a family, tribe, or people. 2. one s relatives collectively; kinsfolk; kin. 3. relationship by birth or descent or sometimes by marriage; kinship. 4. natural… …

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  • 19 Kindred — Eine Kindred bezeichnet in der Ethnologie die Gruppe aller Personen, die in einem verwandtschaftlichen System mit der Person (Ego) im Zentrum des Systems verwandt sind. Das heißt die Gruppe von Personen, mit denen Ego verwandt ist, die aber nie… …

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  • 20 kindred — I UK [ˈkɪndrəd] / US adjective formal very similar to another person or thing kindred desires • a kindred spirit/soul someone who likes or cares about the same things as you do II UK [ˈkɪndrəd] / US noun [uncountable] formal the whole of someone… …

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