kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe(adj)
group of people related by blood or marriage
similar in quality or character
"a feeling akin to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely related to the collector"
related by blood or marriage
A combination of extended family and religious group, of the Ásatrú religious order in America.
Distant and close relatives, collectively.
Peoples of the same ethnic descent, not including speaker; brethren.
Of the same nature.
Origin: From kindrede, alteration (with epenthetic d) of kinrede, cunreden, from cynred, cynræden, from cynn + -ræden, equivalent to . More at kin.
relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin
relatives by blood or marriage, more properly the former; relations; persons related to each other
related; congenial; of the like nature or properties; as, kindred souls; kindred skies; kindred propositions
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kin′dred, n. relationship by blood, less properly, by marriage: relatives: (pl., B.) families.—adj. related: congenial. [M. E. kinrede—A.S. cynn, kin, and the suffix -ræden, expressing mode or state.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
From Eng. _kin_, meaning relation, and _dread_, meaning fear; fearful relations.
The numerical value of kindred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of kindred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of kindred in a Sentence
We cannot destroy kindred Our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.
We cannot destroy kindred: Our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.
Lost money is bewailed with deeper sighs Than friends, or kindred, and with louder cries.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
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