Definitions for akinəˈkɪn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word akin
similar in quality or character
"a feeling akin to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely related to the collector"
akin(p), blood-related, cognate, consanguine, consanguineous, consanguineal, kin(p)(adj)
related by blood
Of the same kin; related by blood.
Allied by nature; similar; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind.
Origin: Prefix a- + kin
of the same kin; related by blood; -- used of persons; as, the two families are near akin
allied by nature; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind
Origin: [Pref. a- (for of) + kin.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What we are seeing here is akin to taking a sledgehammer to kill a mosquito.
The publication of such false news under the present circumstances is akin to psychological warfare.
To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
How can they sit back when they contribute largely to this problem? it's akin to treason to the country.
The potential takeover of land and water rights ... is akin to what happened to landowners in the Owens Valley.
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Translations for akin
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- близък, сроденBulgarian
- semblantCatalan, Valencian
- semejante, emparentadoSpanish
- analogue, apparentéFrench
- подобный, родственный, сродниRussian
- споріднений, подібнийUkrainian
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