kind

  • 1 kind of — kind of, sort of 1. These expressions mean much the same, and share the same grammatical problems. (The issues raised here seem to occur less often in practice with the third alternative, type of.) There is less of a problem when kind of is… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 Kind & Co. — Kind Co., Edelstahlwerk, KG Rechtsform KG Gründung 1888 Sitz Wiehl/ Bielstein Mitarbeiter 650 …

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  • 3 kind — Ⅰ. kind [1] ► NOUN 1) a class or type of people or things having similar characteristics. 2) character; nature. 3) each of the elements (bread and wine) of the Eucharist. ● in kind Cf. ↑in kind …

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  • 4 kind — [kīnd] n. [ME kynd < OE cynd, akin to Ger kind, child, ON kundr, son < IE * ĝṇti (> L natio, NATION) < base * ĝen : see GENUS] 1. Archaic a) origin b) nature c) manner; way …

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  • 5 Kind — Kind, n. [OE. kinde, cunde, AS. cynd. See {Kind}, a.] 1. Nature; natural instinct or disposition. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He knew by kind and by no other lore. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Some of you, on pure instinct of nature, Are led by kind t… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Kind — (k[imac]nd), a. [Compar. {Kinder} (k[imac]nd [ e]r); superl. {Kindest}.] [AS. cynde, gecynde, natural, innate, prop. an old p. p. from the root of E. kin. See {Kin} kindred.] 1. Characteristic of the species; belonging to one s nature; natural;… …

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  • 7 kind — n 1: a particular type, category, or class properties of like kind see also like kind exchange 2 a: an unconverted form a partition of property in kind; broadly: a form other than money forbid a bribe in cash or in kind …

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  • 8 Kind. — Kind.   Im allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch bezeichnet der Begriff Kind entweder, im engeren Sinn, den Nachkommen einer Person oder aber, im weiteren Sinn, den Menschen bis zum Eintritt ins Jugendalter. Der dabei durchlaufene Zeitraum, die Kindheit,… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 kind — n *type, sort, stripe, kidney, ilk, description, nature, character kind adj Kind, kindly, benign, benignant mean having or exhibiting a nature that is gentle, considerate, and inclined to benevolent or beneficent actions and are comparable… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 kind — [kaɪnd] noun COMMERCE ( a) payment/​benefit in kind a method of paying someone by giving goods or services instead of money: • The company agreed that the loan should be settled by payment in kind. • A workplace nursery is not regarded as a… …

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  • 11 Kind — can mean:* The type of types in a type system in type theory * Natural kind, in philosophy a grouping of things which is a natural grouping, not an artificial one. * KIND is the ICAO designation for Indianapolis International Airport * Created… …

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  • 12 Kind — Kind. Sorglos und unbefangen ruht es im Schooße der Mutter, nur mit der Ahnung des Daseins, unbewußt seiner Flüchtigkeit, angelacht von dem Morgenhimmel des Lebens, unempfänglich für den Ernst der Zukunft, für das Werdende, eine Blüthe der… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 13 Kind — Kind: Mhd. kint, ahd., asächs. kind und niederl. kind gehen auf das substantivierte 2. Partizip germ. *kénÞa , *kenđa »gezeugt, geboren« zurück. Eng verwandt sind die nord. Sippe von aisl. kind »Geschlecht, Stamm« und engl. kind »Geschlecht,… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 14 kind|ly — «KYND lee», adjective, li|er, li|est, adverb. –adj. 1. kind; friendly; good natured: »kindly faces, kindly people, kindly criticism. SYNONYM( …

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  • 15 Kind — Sn std. (8. Jh.), mhd. kint, ahd. kind, as. kind, afr. kind Stammwort. Aus vd. * kinþa n. Kind (das as. und das afr. Wort sind auch dem Hochdeutschen entlehnt). Das Wort kann erklärt werden als Geborenes zu der Wurzel ig. * genə gebären , doch… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 16 kind — Of its kind is too often used as a meaningless hedge: • Then the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival was launched, which has grown to become the most successful of its kind in the UK Independent on Sunday, 2007. Here, the kind of festival in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 17 KIND — can refer to:* KIND (AM), a radio station at 1010 AM licensed to Independence, Kansas * KIND FM, a radio station at 102.9 FM licensed to Independence, Kansas * Indianapolis International Airport, an airport located in Indianapolis, Indiana,… …

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  • 18 kind\ of — • kind of • sort of adv. phr. informal Almost but not quite; rather. A guinea pig looks kind of like a rabbit, but it has short ears. Bob was kind of tired when he finished the job. The teacher sort of frowned but then smiled. Mary wouldn t tell… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 19 kind — [adj] generous, good affectionate, all heart*, altruistic, amiable, amicable, beneficent, benevolent, benign, big, bleeding heart*, bounteous, charitable, clement, compassionate, congenial, considerate, cordial, courteous, eleemosynary, friendly …

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  • 20 Kind — Kind, v. t. [See {Kin}.] To beget. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English