Associations to the word «Kin»


KIN, noun. Race; family; breed; kind.
KIN, noun. (collectively) Persons of the same race or family; kindred.
KIN, noun. One or more relatives, such as siblings or cousins, taken collectively.
KIN, noun. Relationship; same-bloodedness or affinity; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
KIN, noun. Kind; sort; manner; way.
KIN, adjective. Related by blood or marriage, akin. Generally used in "kin to".
KIN, noun. A primitive Chinese musical instrument of the cittern kind, with from five to twenty-five silken strings.
KIN, noun. Alternative form of k'in
KIN STATE, noun. A state or nation having diaspora who live in a different state.
KIN STATES, noun. Plural of kin state

Dictionary definition

KIN, noun. A person having kinship with another or others; "he's kin"; "he's family".
KIN, noun. Group of people related by blood or marriage.
KIN, adjective. Related by blood.

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