Definitions for kindredˈkɪn drɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kin•dredˈkɪn drɪd(n.)

  1. kin; kinfolk.

    Category: Anthropology, Sociology

  2. relationship by birth or descent, or sometimes by marriage.

    Category: Sociology

  3. (adj.)having the same belief, attitude, or feeling.

  4. associated by origin, nature, qualities, etc.

  5. related by birth or descent.

    Category: Sociology

Origin of kindred:

1125–75; ME, var. of kinrede

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe(adj)

    group of people related by blood or marriage

  2. akin(p), kindred(adj)

    similar in quality or character

    "a feeling akin to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely related to the collector"

  3. kindred(adj)

    related by blood or marriage

    "kindred clans"

Wiktionary

  1. kindred(Noun)

    A combination of extended family and religious group, of the u00C1satru00FA religious order in America.

  2. kindred(Noun)

    Distant and close relatives, collectively.

  3. kindred(Noun)

    Peoples of the same ethnic descent, not including speaker; brethren.

  4. kindred(Adjective)

    Of the same nature.

  5. Origin: From kindrede, alteration (with epenthetic d) of kinrede, cunreden, from cynred, cynræden, from cynn + -ræden, equivalent to . More at kin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kindred(noun)

    relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin

  2. Kindred(noun)

    relatives by blood or marriage, more properly the former; relations; persons related to each other

  3. Kindred(adj)

    related; congenial; of the like nature or properties; as, kindred souls; kindred skies; kindred propositions

Freebase

  1. Kindred

    In the Heathen movements, a kindred is a local worship group and organizational unit. Other terms used are hearth, theod, blotgroup, sippe, and other less popular ones such as garth, stead, church, and others. Kindreds are usually grassroots groups, most of which are independent from any other organization. Rarely through, a kindred may be affiliated with a national organization such as the Ásatrú Alliance, or The Troth, rather than the Swedish Forn Sed Assembly or the Odinic Rite. Independent kindreds are more typical within the US than elsewhere.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. KINDRED

    From Eng. _kin_, meaning relation, and _dread_, meaning fear; fearful relations.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

kindred(adjective)

of the same sort

climbing and kindred sports.

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