Search Result for "kindred":
1. group of people related by blood or marriage;
[syn: kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe]
1. similar in quality or character;
- Example: "a feeling akin to terror"
- Example: "kindred souls"
- Example: "the amateur is closely related to the collector"
[syn: akin(p), kindred]
2. related by blood or marriage;
- Example: "kindred clans"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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 v.0.48:
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. [1913 Webster] Like her, of equal kindred to the throne. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Relatives by blood or marriage, more properly the former; relations; persons related to each other. [1913 Webster] I think there's no man is secure But the queen's kindred. --Shak. Syn: Kin; kinsfolk; relatives; kinsmen; relations; relationship; affinity. [1913 Webster]U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Kindred, ND (city, FIPS 42780) Location: 46.65093 N, 97.02106 W Population (1990): 569 (246 housing units) Area: 2.6 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 58051Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
123 Moby Thesaurus words for "kindred": affiliated, affiliation, affinal, agnate, agnation, akin, alliance, allied, analogous, ancestry, associated, avuncular, blood, blood relation, blood relationship, blood relative, brotherhood, brothership, clan, clansman, close, closely related, cognate, cognation, collateral, collateral relative, common, common ancestry, common descent, congeneric, congenerous, connate, connatural, connection, connections, consanguine, consanguinean, consanguineous, consanguinity, cousinhood, cousinship, distaff side, distant relation, distantly related, enate, enation, family, fatherhood, filiation, flesh, flesh and blood, folk, folks, foster, fraternity, genetically related, german, germane, house, incident, kin, kinfolk, kinnery, kinsfolk, kinship, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, kith and kin, like, lineage, matching, maternity, matrilateral, matrilineage, matrilineal, matriliny, matrisib, matroclinous, matrocliny, motherhood, near relation, next of kin, novercal, of common source, of the blood, parallel, paternity, patrilateral, patrilineage, patrilineal, patriliny, patrisib, patroclinous, patrocliny, people, posterity, propinquity, race, related, related by blood, relation, relations, relationship, relatives, sib, sibling, sibship, similar, sisterhood, sistership, spear kin, spear side, spindle kin, spindle side, stock, sword side, ties of blood, tribe, tribesman, united, uterine, uterine kin